Khanyi has reached a crossroad and does not know what to do with her hair. She decides to write about her dilemma and creates a character, Bongi, who takes us on a journey through various elements of the hair story. A documentary that explores attitudes of black women towards their hair as well as explores society’s attitude towards the black feminine.

Produced, directed and written by Gillian Schutte.

Research and assistant director: Bongi Mdongwe.

Starring Bongi Mdongwe and Khanyi Magubane.


Gillian Schutte

Gillian Schutte

Feminist, filmmaker, writer, poet, activist and author, Gillian Schutte has a degree in African politics, an MA in Creative Writing and a Film Director's qualification from the Binger Institute, Netherlands....

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