The Big Chop
The Big Chop follows 10 year old Kris on her natural hair journey of self love and acceptance. Once a die hard lover of her big afro, negative hints from her mom and teasing on the playground causes Kris to get a perm. She continues to perm her hair as an adult until one day she has had enough. She stands in the mirror, and does the 'big chop.'
When parents start to notice disturbing behavior in their only son, they call on a local tribal healer to rid him of the evil “demon.”
The film will be screened at film festivals worldwide beginning in January 2015.
Starring Marley Caddell & Gavin Downes
Written & Directed by Cayman Grant
Cinematographer - Cale Finot
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