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What About Your Hair?

After an eventful night filled with unfortunate events, a couple find themselves in a cheap hotel room in the middle of nowhere, each stating their cases based on their own recollections as to why the other is to blame for their current predicament.

  • Adhiambo C. Genga
  • Adhiambo C. Genga
  • Adhiambo C. Genga
  • Vicky Mugambi
    Key Cast
  • Blessing Lungaho
    Key Cast
  • Dan K.
    Director of Photography
  • Ouche Dishon
  • Dan K.
  • Ouche Dishon
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    6 minutes 44 seconds
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    May 10, 2021
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Director Biography - Adhiambo C. Genga

Adhiambo C. Genga is a multimedia producer/filmmaker based in Kenya. For the past eight years, she has worked as a production coordinator on numerous local TV and Radio commercials. Notably, in 2018 she worked on and off the Kenyan set of Netflix’s Drama series Sacred Games. Adhiambo is a recipient of the MOFILM Academy for African filmmaker’s scholarship award. She is also the author of The Jolly Renegade Blog that tackles various social issues like politics, governance and gender inequality. What About Your Hair? is her directorial debut.

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Director Statement

We live in a world obsessed with couple goals. Everybody has that one couple (usually online) that they openly or secretly follow. More often than not, to the shock of everyone this perfect couples tend to eventually separate or get involved in major scandals . This film is the antithesis of the couple goals phenomenon. On paper everything seems chaotic but in reality, it’s the ultimate couple goals. What about your hair? is not a love story but a story about the simplicity of true love while also paying homage to the relationship between the African woman and her hair.