SORF HAIR (SOFT HAIR) \ 24 min \ Trinidad and Tobago

Sorf Hair explores the natural hair experience in Trinidad and Tobago as several people from different walks of life with different hair textures unearth their stories, challenges and give their point of view on how and why naturals are treated the way they are in this country.


Official Selection at the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival (People's Choice Award Best Documentary), Caribbean Tales International Film Festival, Barbados Independent Film Festival, Pan African Film Festival (Nomination in Best Documentary Short Category), Pembroke Taparelli Arts and Film Festival, Nouveaux Regard Film Festival

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Shari Petti

Shari Petti is a 22-year-old film student at the University of the West Indies Trinidad. She has worked as an actress, production assistant and camera assistant on numerous film productions in her country. She directs, shoots and edits the Youtube Docu-series "Small Lime" which features young Trinis as they explore social issues affecting their society. Her film Sorf Hair, which explores the natural hair experience in Trinidad and Tobago, has screened at several film festivals including the Caribbean Tales International Film Festival in Canada, The Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival, the Barbados Independent Film Festival.

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