Matthew A. Cherry's Oscar-Nominated 'Hair Love' Now Playing Ahead Of This Film
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Matthew A. Cherry's Oscar-Nominated 'Hair Love' Now Playing Ahead Of This Film

Oscar-nominated animated short film Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry is making more theater rounds.

Sony Pictures Animation tweeted Friday that Hair Love will now play in front of Jumanji: The Next Level throughout the U.S. and Canada.

This is the second theatrical release for Hair Love, which made its premiere with The Angry Birds Movie 2 in August 2019.

The success of Hair Love is also impacting others’ lives as well. Aside from creating online moments to celebrate fathers who care for their daughters’ hair, Cherry and producers Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade have also invited Deandre Arnold to walk the red carpet as their special guest.

Arnold came into the public eye after his Texas high school wouldn’t allow him to walk in his graduation after he refused to cut his hair. The teen has since been given a $20,000 college scholarship by Ellen DeGeneres and Alicia Keys.

The Oscars air Feb. 9 at 8 p.m. ET.

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‘Hair Love’: Animated Short Film From Matthew A. Cherry To Premiere In Theaters With ‘The Angry Birds Movie 2’

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Photo: Sony Pictures Animation

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