Hair Wolf

Hair Wolf

USA | 2018 | 12 minutes | Mariama Diallo

A gentrification horror comedy set in a black hair salon, where the salon staff fend off a strange new monster: white women intent on sucking the lifeblood from black culture.

Director Biography
Mariama Diallo wrote and directed "Hair Wolf", which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Jury Award for US Fiction short film. In 2017, her short film "Sketch" premiered at Lincoln Center's African Film Festival. She also co-wrote "Everybody Dies!", directed and co-written by Frances Bodomo, which premiered along with Collective: Unconscious at the 2016 SXSW Film Festival.

  • Director: Mariama Diallo
  • Principal Cast: Kara Young, Taliah Webster, Madeline Weinstein, Trae Harris, Jermaine Crawford
  • Premiere Status: Seattle
  • Country: USA
  • Year: 2018
  • Running Time: 12 minutes
  • Producer: Valerie Steinberg
  • Screenplay: Mariama Diallo
  • Cinematographers: Charlotte Hornsby
  • Editors: Kristan Sprague
  • Music: Ariel Marx
  • Awards: Sundance Film Festival 2018 (Short Film Jury Award: U.S. Fiction)
  • Language: English
  • Format: DCP
  • International Sales: Ouat Media

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