“I was about seven years old the first time someone called me Black on the street. I turned around to see who they were talking to, until I realized it was me. That day I understood I was Black, and the laughter it caused among the people nearby made me think being a Black person wasn’t that great.”

“Negra” shows the director in her search of exploring what it means to inhabit Mexico as a black woman. It tells the story of five afro-descendant women from southern Mexico, exposing racism, resistance and processes of self-acceptance, strategies for transcending stereotypes, and the celebration of their identity.

Content Alert: Racism


Mexico 2020
Medhin Tewolde Serrano
01:11:44 h
Spanish with English subtitles

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