A Girl Like Me
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