Premiere of Toyin Agbetu’s “Beauty Is…” Set To Take Place In London 4/19
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Premiere of Toyin Agbetu’s “Beauty Is…” Set To Take Place In London 4/19

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Coming back to a new, and no doubt to be much talked

about, documentary which Tambay profiled back in January (HERE) by London based filmmaker Toyin Agbetu – Beauty

Is…, which: “explores the topic of beauty from a Pan African perspective through a

collection of candid personal and group interviews, touching on touchy issues

like hair, skin, body image, relationships and character,” will finally have its first public screening.

No doubt the film deals with an always controversial subject, but is now perfectly timed, considering the recent buzz about

Oscar winning actress Lupita Nyong’o, and especially recent criticisms by her and others about that (obviously self hating) Nigerian and

Cameroonian singer Dancia, who’s been

promoting her skin whitening cream called Whitenicious.

Now Beauty Is… will make its official premiere in London

on Saturday April 19th at

the BFI Southbank, from 12 Noon to 2:30PM. 

The London premiere

screening will be followed by other screenings and discussions set to take place at other U.K. locations throughout April into May.

The BFI screening will be followed by a Q and A with the

filmmaker himself. To reserve your seat for the screening event and the

other upcoming U.K. screenings, go right HERE.

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