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WUD Film Presents: Black Barbie: A Documentary (2023)

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WUD Film Presents: Black Barbie: A Documentary (2023)

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Thursday, December 7
7 - 9 pm
Union South | The Marquee
Cost: Free
WUD Film presents a screening of Black Barbie (2023).

USA l 100 minutes l NR l DCP l Lagueria Davis

"Love her or hate her, almost everyone has a Barbie story. Even if they don't have a story, there's a story as to why they don't have a story. In this film, we tell the story behind the first Black Barbie, because yes, she has a story too. It started with the filmmaker's 83-year old aunt, Beulah Mae Mitchell and a seemingly simple question, "Why not make a Barbie that looks like me?" -IMDb

"Davis makes a jam-packed argument that the road to Barbie diversity and inclusion has been long and marked by detours, intersections and, maybe a dead end or two." (Lisa Kennedy for Variety)

 

For information on available assistive content for WUD Film screenings, please visit the Assistive Movie Screenings in the Marquee Theater page.

 
This event is intended for UW-Madison students, faculty, staff, Wisconsin Union members and their guests. Anyone can become a Wisconsin Union member.

USA l 100 minutes l NR l DCP l Lagueria Davis

"Love her or hate her, almost everyone has a Barbie story. Even if they don't have a story, there's a story as to why they don't have a story. In this film, we tell the story behind the first Black Barbie, because yes, she has a story too. It started with the filmmaker's 83-year old aunt, Beulah Mae Mitchell and a seemingly simple question, "Why not make a Barbie that looks like me?" -IMDb

"Davis makes a jam-packed argument that the road to Barbie diversity and inclusion has been long and marked by detours, intersections and, maybe a dead end or two." (Lisa Kennedy for Variety)

 

For information on available assistive content for WUD Film screenings, please visit the Assistive Movie Screenings in the Marquee Theater page.

 
This event is intended for UW-Madison students, faculty, staff, Wisconsin Union members and their guests. Anyone can become a Wisconsin Union member.

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608-262-1143

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