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Hair Wolf

Mariama Diallo
Running Time:12:00 minutes
Event Date(s)
10:15 PM EST
Friday, November 9
Jengo's Playhouse
1:30 PM EST
Sunday, November 11

Producer: Valerie Steinberg
Cinematographer: Charlotte Hornsby
Costume Designer: Chester Algernal Gordon
Hair Artist: Joanne Petit-Frere
Editor: Kristan Sprague
Original Score: Ariel Marx
Cast: Kara Young, Taliah Webster, Madeline Weinstein, Trae Harris, Jermaine Crawford

In a black hair salon in gentrifying Brooklyn, the local residents fend off a strange new monster: white women intent on sucking the lifeblood from black culture.

Screening in: Cherimoya Shorts


Mariama Diallo is a writer and filmmaker who lives in Brooklyn, New York. “Hair Wolf” won the 2018 Sundance Film Festival Jury Award for U.S. Fiction short film. Mariama’s previous work includes the short film “Sketch,” which earned her the Fox Inclusion Emerging Artist Award at the 2017 BlackStar Film Festival. Along with director Nuotama Frances Bodomo, Mariama co-wrote “Everybody Dies!,” which formed part of the “Collective:Unconscious” omnibus feature that premiered in competition at the 2016 SXSW Film Festival. Mariama is also a writer and director on Terence Nance’s critically lauded HBO series, “Random Acts of Flyness.”