Reel Sisters & Stephens College MFA in TV & Screenwriting Present Skin

On Oct. 20, 2019, 4 pm, Reel Sisters and Stephens College MFA in TV and Screenwriting will host the closing night film Skin produced by Beverly Naya and directed by Daniel Etim Effiong. A documentary set in Lagos, Nollywood actress Beverly defines Black beauty and explores the practice of skin bleaching in African culture. Emmy-nominated, award-winning writer Dawn Comer Jefferson will moderate the discussion with acclaimed culture, fashion and beauty journalists Channing HargroveJ’na Jefferson and  Monroe Steele.

This screening is free and sponsored by Stephens College MFA in TV and Screenwriting.  Seating is limited, RSVP online: www.reelsisters.org. Venue: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, 445 Albee Square West, 4th Floor.

Skin

Director: Daniel Etim Effiong    Writer: Daniel Etim Effiong, Beverly Naya
Producer: Beverly Naya
76 min, Documentary

Skin explores through identity the meaning of beauty in all the different shades of black. It is set in present day Lagos, where Nollywood actress Beverly Naya goes on a journey to learn about contrasting perceptions of beauty.

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