Hair or No Hair

Director: Janessa St. Pierre

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About the project

Hair or No Hair is a short film about Bel Davis, a young black woman who grapples with the realities and unforeseen circumstance of losing her hair and being completely bald due to Alopecia.

Photographs by Brian Van Wyk

Janessa St. Pierre

Janessa St. Pierre is a black filmmaker, multi-disciplinary artist and performer born and raised on the unceded lands of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. Janessa’s goal is to ground all her stories and work in true authenticity. Specifically highlighting and centring Black woman and non-men in a genuine way to have authentic representations in-front and behind the cameras.

Hair or No Hair

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