New Movie Discusses Black Hair, CROWN Act

Selections Black ladies make about styling their hair involves the display screen within the movie brief “Crown,” premiering July 30 on the Previous Greenbelt Theatre in Greenbelt, Maryland. 

The movie is co-written and co-directed by Karisma Jay, MFA, an award-winning performer, playwright, producer, and educator, and Nofisat Almaroof, M.D., a household drugs doctor in Suitland, Maryland. Jay and Almaroof give audiences the story of an aspiring younger ballet dancer who tries to determine find out how to type her hair as she goes out for an important audition of her life.

 How will she honor her “crown” as she pursues her ardour for ballet? The”Crown” film trailer gives a pleasant tease. 

The title of the film is impressed by the C.R.O.W.N Act, which stands for “Create a Respectful and Open World for Pure Hair.” A debate has taken place for years as Black ladies insist that pure hair doesn’t detract from an individual’s capacity to be distinctive within the office.

“Crown,” the movie, is a product of Jay’s nonprofit, AbunDance Academy of the Arts and AbunDance Studios, the place she is the founder and govt inventive director. The New York group is a artistic area for dance, theater, and music.

“With our work, we create a secure area for college students of all ages to really feel welcome and necessary,” Jay stated.

For extra data on the “Crown” premiere, the pre-screening reception, and a post-screening dialogue, go to or comply with the movie on Fb, Instagram and Twitter @abundancebk @crownthefilm.