Hair or No Hair

Director: Janessa St. Pierre

Director of Photography: Cathy Ye

Motion Stills Post Distribution



About the project

A young black woman has been hiding behind wigs for years until her Alopecia is exposed publicly. She uses this experience as a catalyst to break free of the shame she feels towards her baldness.

Official Selection
Official Selection

Screenings and Festivals

Times listed in America/Vancouver timezone

Date Time Location
2023, Jul 12 01:15PM TheThe Micheaux Film Festival
2023, Jul 16 - 31 - LALA Shorts International Film Festival
2023, Oct 5 06:00PM VancouverVancouver International Film Festival
2023, Oct 6 03:00PM VancouverVancouver International Film Festival
2023, Nov 18 06:30PM ChilliwackChilliwack Independent Film Festival

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.

Production Co.



Graysen Sangster


Janessa St. Pierre

Executive Producer

Shelby Manton


Courtenay Mayes

Executive Producer

Sebastien Galina

Executive Producer / Producer

Geoff Manton

Executive Producer

Kristoff Duxbury

Hair or No Hair

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