Latinx Heritage Month Film Series at the Daley Library: Bad Hair (Pelo Malo)
Date / Time
September 20, 2018 - September 20, 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for a special screening of Bad Hair (Pelo Malo) for Latinx Heritage Month.
A nine-year-old boy’s preening obsession with straightening his hair elicits a tidal wave of homophobic panic in his hard-working mother, in this tender but clear-eyed coming-of-age tale. Junior is a beautiful boy, with big brown eyes, a delicate frame, and a head of luxurious dark curls. But Junior aches to straighten those curls, to acquire a whole new look befitting his emerging fantasy image of himself as a long-haired singer.
I-card required to enter.
Film description from Kanopy.com.