Hue: A Matter of Colour (Short Version)

Hue: A Matter of Colour (Short Version)

| 57 min

This feature documentary by renowned director and cinematographer Vic Sarin is a personal yet global investigation into the history and current state of colourism: the discrimination within one ethnicity based on differences in skin tone. Sarin travels the globe to discuss this complex cross-cultural social issue with individuals whose lives it affects, including a Filipina entrepreneur whose business has flourished within the billion-dollar skin-whitening industry. Hue leads viewers on a thoughtful and surprising journey to the heart of a painful and pervasive social issue that not only polices appearance, but also class, gender, and geography.

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Hue: A Matter of Colour (Short Version), Vic Sarin, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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Credits
  • director
    Vic Sarin
  • writer
    Vic Sarin
  • executive producer
    Tracey Friesen
  • co-producer
    Dawn Brett
  • producer
    Tina Pehme
    Kim C. Roberts
    Selwyn Jacob