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Black Barbie

Short Film, 2016

SYNOPSIS:

Black Barbie is a Poetry animation that talks about the filmmakers personal experience with being uncomfortable with her dark skin and using skin bleaching products to lighten her skin growing up as a young person. .

CAST: Ama K Abebrese

NOMINATIONS & AWARDS:

  • Best Spoken Word film REAL TIMES FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Black Barbie)​

  • Best Animation GHANA MOVIE AWARDS 2016 (Black Barbie)

  • Nominee Best Animation AFRICA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2016 (Black Barbie)

  • Nominee Best Animation QUEENSWORLD INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Black Barbie)

  • Best Director BLACK STAR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Black Barbie)

  • Best mixed media for the Animation SA short film awards at Fak'ugesi African 2019 (Black Barbie)

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