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"Yellow Fever is a film exploring how media affects how women see themselves."

Kenyan film-maker Ng’endo Mukii on Yellow Fever, about African women using skin bleaches

The clip opens with an excerpt from the trailer of Yellow Fever, a film by Kenyan film-maker Ng’endo Mukii. She then talks about: what she has been doing as an animator; how the Eurocentric idea of beauty has led to skin bleaches and hair straighteners; the Colour Advantage of those with paler skin; her own childhood experiences as someone with paler skin; and the harmful nature of the chemicals used,

October 18, 2014 by Editor
Tags: Kenya Film
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