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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