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Jennifer Kawaja

Jennifer Kawaja, an Arab-Canadian, has been working in film for the last 10 years with a special interest in the different images of Arab women. She has directed two films with the National Film Board: Under One Sky and Beyond Borders. Several of the fiction and documentary film she produced and directed have won awards, including from Chicago and Yorkton. She holds degrees in Philosophy and Communications and is currently co-producer at Sienna Films. (12/07)

Black, Bold and Beautiful: Black Women's Hair
Directed by Nadine Valcin and Produced by Jennifer Kawaja and Julia Sereny, 1999, 40 min., Color

Afros, braids or corn rows--hairstyles have always carried a social message, and few issues cause as many battles between black parents and their daug...

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