‘Hair Love’ …. “πŸ’ž Oscar-Winning Short Film …. Animation πŸ’ž …. “!!

~~February 11, 2020~~


I hadn’t seen this short film till this morning.

What a beautiful, warm feeling.

Please, take a bit of your time and take a look. It’s only about 7 mins long.

Your heart will feel tingly warmed, I guarantee it!


Hair Love is a 2019 American animated short film written and directed by Matthew A. Cherry, and co-produced with Karen Rupert Toliver. It follows the story of a man who must do his daughter’s hair for the first time, and features Issa Rae as a voice.

The film was produced after a 2017 Kickstarter campaign, and was also released as a children’s book in May 2019, with illustrations by Vashti HarrisonHair Love won Best Animated Short Film at the 92nd Academy Awards.


Seven-year-old Zuri attempts to style her thick, kinky hair while watching an instructional video narrated by her mother (Issa Rae). Her father, Stephen, attempts to help her, and after much effort, styles her hair.



~~Published December 5, 2020~~

Hair Love, an Oscar-winning animated short film from Matthew A. Cherry, tells the heartfelt story of an African American father learning to do his daughter’s hair for the first time.

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About Dr. Rex

I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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