Hue: A Matter of Colour - Fri Apr 25

Have you ever wondered about how shades of skin colour impact those within a family or community?

Mayne Island Library Film Night. 7:30 pm at the Ag Hall.

This feature documentary by renowned director and cinematographer Vic Sarin is a personal yet global investigation into the history and current state of colourism: the discrimination within one ethnicity based on differences in skin tone. Sarin travels the globe to discuss this complex cross-cultural social issue with individuals whose lives it affects, including a Filipina entrepreneur whose business has flourished within the billion-dollar skin-whitening industry.

Hue leads viewers on a thoughtful and surprising journey to the heart of a painful and pervasive social issue that not only polices appearance, but also class, gender, and geography.

For further information please contact David Chase

posted April 2014

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