Filmmakers and Producers

Ada Babino

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Middle Passage-n-roots
Ada Babino
1995, 30 min., Color, US
Middle Passage-N-Roots takes a passionate look at hair care and the ordeal that hair undergoes based on its owners ideological beliefs and society's definiton of beauty. This project was conceived as a result of the age-old notion in the black community of "good hair" and "bad hair". The hair in th...


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