Dark Girls

Dark Girls

DVD - 2013
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Examines the cultural phenomenom of "colorism", the prejudice or discrimination based on the relative darkness or lightness of skin generally within one's own ethnic or racial group, specifically as it pertains to women and girls of color in America and other parts of the world.
Publisher: [Chatsworth, Calif.] : One Village Entertainment : ©2013.
Edition: Widescreen.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approx. 71 min.) :,sound, color with black and white sequences ;,12 cm
digital, video, stereo, rda
video file, DVD, rda


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Mar 02, 2018

poignant stories and comments about the non/acceptability of shades of colour. touching to hear some positive, self-accepting comments at the end of the doc.

Oct 19, 2017

Too boring to watch for too long. another oh woe is me movie. one star.

Mar 08, 2016

this movie is about low self esteem and self hate.. movie is very boring. if i wanted to see low self esteem girls, i just go to school.

Mar 04, 2016

This problem is real. Beauty is in the eye...which is only a window into the soul/spirit of a little girl... any little girl...not just a black one. Women are continually being sold lies about what is and is not beautiful. The truth about this movie and us all is we, me you, everybody is beautiful in our own ways. What makes us beautiful is what's inside of us, that shines outward, this is what people see who are looking for "real" beauty, not the superficial kind that comes off with cold cream and does not last over the years, in spite of plastic surgery. The movie deals with effects of false images on little black girls who are trying to live up to what is not real. the world is selling white flesh like in every sales pitch you see. The image of white flesh being pasted across every magazine for the sake of profit is flesh peddling. Stop lying to these girls Brittany, Jo low, Beoncy, Twillar, G. Union, Gwen, Madonna about beauty you flesh-peddlers. These are children who are easily influenced by you guys !!! Just stop and be your natural selves for once, no make-up, no bling, no wigs, no nonsense OK. Teach little girls that its OK to just be yourself without the fuss, must, dust, and lust.

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