Wednesday, Nov. 28
COLORISM, A GLOBAL PHENOMENON
Has Black Panther, the film contributed to changing attitudes towards colorism? How to normalize the association of dark skin people with beauty, power, leadership and intelligence in a multi-racial society?
5:00PM White Like the Moon & Hue a Matter of Color
7:30PM GALA SCREENING – No Shade (Red Carpet at 6:30PM)
Panel Discussion “COLORISM, A GLOBAL PHENOMENON”
White like the Moon is about coloris in the Latino community. Hue a Matter of Color is a personal yet global investigation into the history and current state of colorism: the discrimination within one ethnicity based on differences in skin tone. No Shade is set in the UK. Told through the prism of love, relationships, dating and marriage, No Shade provides a raw perspective on the issue of colorism and what happens when looking for love in the right place, goes wrong.
Panelists: No Shade director Clare Anyiam-Osigwe, others TBA.
Moderated Etu Evans, contributor, Harlem World Magazine
A Mexican-American girl struggles to keep her identity when her mother forces her to bleach her skin
A documentary that weaves together personal journeys, historical facts and expert analysis to show the world through the eyes of those touched by the issue of “colourism”.