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'Hair Love' Uses Animation To Bring A Story Of Natural Hair In Black Families To Life

Conceived and directed by Matthew Cherry, it follows the story of an African American father — Stephen — and his daughter, Zuri. Stephen is trying to learn how to do Zuri's glorious natural hair.
The new animated short Hair Love follows the story of an African American father trying to do his daughter's hair. Source: Courtesy of Sony Pictures Animation

If you are heading to the movies to see The Angry Birds Movie 2, then you are in for a double treat. Playing before that feature is an animated short called Hair Love.

Conceived and directed by Matthew Cherry, it follows the story of an African American father — Stephen — and his daughter, Zuri. Stephen is trying to learn how

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