‘Hair Love’ Showcases The Relationship Between A Dad, A Daughter, And Her Hair

Contributed by Rebecca Johnson

Sony released the short film “Hair Love.” “Hair Love” tells the story of a black father learning to his daughter’s kinky, curly hair, with a heartwarming twist.

The short was created by Matthew A. Cherry and credits Jordan Peele as a producer and Issa Rae as an actress.

“It was important to get this story out there and we are so grateful to Sony Pictures Animation for their generous support in helping us make that happen,” said Cherry in an earlier statement.

It starts out with a little girl whose afro is as big as she is, browsing online videos for hair tutorials. Sound familiar?

“You can make the journey with a little bit of work and a whole lotta love,” thetutorial says.

The short has a heartwarming twist.

Watch the full short film.