Good Hair  
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Project Type:
Feature Film
Genre(s):
Comedy, Documentary
Director(s):
Jeff Stilson
Producer(s):
Chris Rock, Nelson George, Jenny Hunter, Kevin O'Donnell
Project Status:
Completed
Synopsis
Director Jeff Stilson follows Chris Rock on this probing adventure prompted by Rock’s daughter approaching him and asking “Daddy, how come I don’t have good hair?” Hair care professionals, beauty shop and barbershop patrons, as well as celebrities including Ice-T, Nia Long, Paul Mooney, Raven Symone, Maya Angelou, Salt n Pepa, Eve and Reverend Al Sharpton, all candidly offer their stories and observations to Rock while he struggles with the task to figuring out how to respond to his daughter’s question. A raucous exploration of the way hairstyles impact the activities, pocketbooks, sexual relationships, and self-esteem of the black community, GOOD HAIR visits beauty salons, hairstyling battles, scientific laboratories and Indian temples to get to the root of this US$ 9 billion industry. Director Jeff Stilson follows Chris Rock on this probing adventure prompted by Rock’s daughter approaching him and asking “Daddy, how come I don’t have good hair?” Hair care professionals, beauty shop and barbershop patrons, as well as celebrities including Ice-T, Nia Long, Paul Mooney, Raven Symone, Maya Angelou, Salt n Pepa, Eve and Reverend Al Sharpton, all candidly offer their stories and observations to Rock while he struggles with the task to figuring out how to respond to his daughter’s question....more

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