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A Girl Like Me

Spring 2005

(7:16)

Do different standards of beauty impact the ideas and self-image of young black woman? A young filmmaker discovers the impact of racism on the lives of young black teens and realizes that very little has changed since the Civil Rights era.

Mentor: Shola Lynch.

Official Selections: 2006 Media That Matters Film Festival; 2006 Tribeca Film Festival.

Awards: Diversity Award, 2006 Media That Matters Film Festival; 2006 Best Documentary, Do It Your Damn Self!; 5th Annual “Best Young Filmmaker” Golden Starfish Award at the 2006 Hamptons International Film Festival; SILVERDOCS Audience Short Award and the Sterling Jury Honorable Mention at the 2006 SILVERDOCS Film Festival; 2006 Audience Award at the San Diego Women’s Film Festival; 2006 VIP ListenUp! Best Documentary

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