Mahalia Melts in the Rain – ages: 10+

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Mahalia Melts in the Rain

Film type: Short film
Ages: 10+
Year: 2018
Screening: Growing up

Language: English
Subtitles: Greek subtitles
Country: Canada
Director: Emilie Mannering, Carmine Pierre-Dufour


Mahalia, a 9-year-old black girl, feels different from the other girls in her ballet class. To boost her confidence, her mother takes her to a hair salon to have her hair straightened for the first time.


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