Magazine article Screen International

'Dear White People' Director Lines Up 'Bad Hair'

Magazine article Screen International

'Dear White People' Director Lines Up 'Bad Hair'

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Horror satire takes swipe at image-conscious music TV industry.

Dear White People writer-director Justin Simien has partnered with Sight Unseen, the new production company launched by Julia Lebedev, Eddie Vaisman, and Oren Moverman, on the feature Bad Hair.

The project is a horror satire set against the rise of the New Jack Swing fusion genre in the late 1980s as an ambitious young woman gets a weave in order to survive the image-conscious world of music television. Matters take a dark turn when she realises the new hair may possess a mind of its own. …

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