Oscar-Winning Kickstarter Campaign – “Hair Love” (2019)

Oscar-Winning Short Film!

G | 7min | Animation, Short, Comedy | 2019 (USA)

A black girl has dreams of all sorts of wonderful hair styles for herself… but her hair is a huge and unruly mess. Her father has no idea how to style the hair…and fails miserably. However, he eventually learns from a blog how to make his daughter beautiful.

Kickstarter campaign turned the children’s book into a short film

Matthew Cherry’s book, “Hair Love” is a very sweet story. So sweet that a Kickstarter campaign was organized to turn the children’s book into a short film. Amazingly, they were able to get the services of Sony Pictures….hence the gorgeous animation in the short.

Directors: Matthew A. Cherry, Everett Downing Jr.
Writer: Matthew A. Cherry
Star: Issa Rae

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