Black Girls Play: The Story of Hand Games

“Black Girls Play” takes a historical look at the significant effect that Black girls have had on popular culture and Black musical aesthetics. Tracing back centuries, through an examination of African Culture, the film takes a deep dive into the use of hand games and other artistic communications to combat cultural language that was forbidden. The cultural aesthetics of hand games have permeated modern American culture and Black girls are often left uncredited for the impact that they have left on society. This film looks to examine this often forgotten world.

Black Girls Play: The Story of Hand Games (2023)

Short (18mins) Documentary


United States of America




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Michele Stephenson


Joe Brewster


Mon 25 Sep 2023, 1.00pm, MovieTowne, POS—Screen 09

Joe Brewster

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