WEEK IN WOMEN: Celine Song’s PAST LIVES to release on Blu-ray and DVD – Brandy McDonnell reports

Following its successful summer box office run, writer-director Celine Song’s directorial debut Past Lives debuts on Blu-ray + Digital and DVD in September from A24 and Lionsgate. The Blu-ray and DVD features include audio commentary with Song, Lee and Yoo; the featurette Bound by Fate: Exploring Past Lives” and deleted scenes.

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GOOD HAIR — Retroview by Jennifer Merin

Comedian activist Chris Rock was genuinely alarmed when he found his adorable six year old daughter, Lola, crying because she didn’t have ‘good hair.’ Concerned about his child’s happiness and self esteem, Rock investigated American’s — and, in particular, African-American women’s — attitudes towards their hair. Basically, common cultural precepts define ‘good hair’ as straight, a concept with social, political and economic impact. It fuels a billion dollar multinational industry. This documentary is Chris Rock’s good hair day, a celebration of women’s rights to feel beautiful in their own skin with their own hair.

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