You hear adoptive parents say their children are more special because they were chosen. Even if those children are not perfect. America is my adopted country. N’est-ce pas? Yes, I know that’s French, but then so is the Statue of Liberty. To commemorate the 4th–I made this.
More than 3.6 million views of the piece I shot and directed for AJ+ about Afro-Mexicans in Los Angeles–and counting.
Afro-Mexicans of Los Angeles
Black, Mexican and proud. Afro-Mexicans in Los Angeles are navigating their mixed heritage.
Posted by AJ+ on Sunday, July 30, 2017
I Am Not A Silver Fox, I Am a Black Fox
-Hulme Thamsanqa Siwundhla, Ph.D.
“A Father to Dye For” is a touching comedic film that follows the transformation of a sage senior he gets his hair colored–and his spirits lifted.
The film stars Lena Nozizwe’s father, Hulme Thamsanqa Siwundhla, Ph.D.
“A Father to Dye For” came in second in ALFA’s 2014 Short Film Competition on Ageism and was a finalist in the 2014 My Hero International Film Festival.
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