Rendered speechless by his daughter’s question—“Daddy, how come I don’t have good hair?”—comedian Chris Rock embarks on a quest to understand African American hair culture. —TIFF
great analysis on a widely unspoken topic expressed in many different angles. "good" hair is both a rite of passage and derives from rites of personal devotion. i feel like the prejudice that is sometimes intertwined with unanswered curiosity finally dissolves after watching this movie as you realize that hair will never just be hair but represents and actualizes so much more.
An intriguing look at a complicated cultural phenomena told with breezy wit and humor, as it manages to cut through to deep issues without taking itself too seriously. A fascinating and consistently entertaining piece of work.
I was definitely one of those ignorant white folks! What a fascinating, comic window into the world of hair.
This is a must see. It’s not the greatest documentary of all time but it is like a Michael Moore documentary in other words it’s a documentary for people who don’t usually like or go to documentry’s… read review