The Big Chop (2016)

Comedy, Missing Trailer, Short Film

Director: Derek D. Dow

Writer(s): Alisha Cowan

Starring: Simone Missick, Aliyah Conley, Derek D. Dow, McKenzie Franklin, Chenique Charmaine, Chinedu Unaka, Sheilynn Wactor, Lorren Cotton, Kevin Kilumbu, Kashuna Perfected, DaLaura Patton, Seaniece Bolden, Noah Gaston, Seven Nelms, Niah Genius Lorraine Gaston

Synopsis: The Big Chop follows 10 year old Kris on her natural hair journey of self love and acceptance. Once a die hard lover of her big afro, negative hints from her mom and teasing on the playground causes Kris to get a perm. She continues to perm her hair as an adult until one day she has had enough. She stands in the mirror, and does the ‘big chop.’ What follows after the chop is a pure emotional roller-coaster.

Release Date: June 16, 2016 (USA) | Length: 15 min | Genre: Comedy | MPAA Rating: TV-PG

Note: I didn’t find a trailer for this film. Above is a fundraising video for the film.