Animated Short ‘Hair Love’ To Debut in Theaters in August

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A short film about an African American father learning to style his daughter’s hair is set to premiere in theaters before The Angry Birds Movie 2.

The film, titled “Hair Love,” was produced by Lion Forge Animation, a new studio created by Polarity, as a way to help diversify its creative voices. The short film, which was directed by Matthew A. Cherry, will appear alongside the children’s film The Angry Birds Movie 2 in theaters on August 14, The Hollywood Reporter reported. 

The animated movie is a five-minute film that tells the story of Stephen and his daughter, Zuri, according to Cherry’s website. Used to having his wife style their daughter’s hair, Stephen has to figure out how to do it on his own before a big event when his wife is unavailable. He realizes it is a bigger challenge than he imagined after discovering that…

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