Harlem Beauty

La Chama has been trimming hair in her Harlem Beauty Salon for two decades. This Mother’s Day, the women of the neighborhood are queuing in hope for a miracle on their heads. But La Chama faces a challenge: What if there is little left to trim?

produced for New York Film Academy

Director & Editor: Christina Felschen, Camera: Jasper Vismans, Teaching Assistant: Nancy Dionne, Production Assistant: Autery Triplett, Music: Paolo Orecchia – Caribbean Raggae, jamendo.com, produced by New York Film Academy 2018.
(6-week documentary class, observational film, no sound)