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BEAUTIFUL HAIR: A NEW MUSICAL FILM - Presented by The City of Sandy Springs' Arts in Schools Project

Price: FREE, with registration

Available Dates: Now Thru May 2022

Recommended Grades: 7-12

If only getting accepted into Princeton, becoming the next Michelle Obama, and getting the guy of your dreams was an easy task! Beautiful Hair is a coming-of-age tale about an academically gifted, African American high school senior named Jamila who runs for Student Body President, as she attempts to improve her academic resume for Princeton. When Jamila finds herself the target of a cruel bully who just so happens to be the most popular girl in school, she is forced to confront the bully, her fears and her deepest insecurities. With an infectious score that fuses hip hop, R&B and pop, Beautiful Hair is sure to inspire, uplift and teach the greatest lesson of all: self-love. It is undeniable!

HOW IT WORKS: After registration, teachers will receive a unique FREE access link to the entire BEAUTIFU FILM film (44 minutes)!  Teachers will receive an educator guide, featuring the cast and character descriptions, subject matter and grade recommendations, filmmaking and theatrevocabulary, pre- and post-watch activities, and more!  This curriculum is curated to meet core standards in World History, Cultural Geography, Biological Foundations and more! (Click HERE to view or download the Educator Guide for the film.)

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