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Dreadlocks and the Three Bears

Dreadlocks and the Three Bears (1991)
Digital video, color

A contemporary reimagining of the timeless “Three Bears” fairy tale, Dreadlocks and the Three Bears tells the story we all heard as children, but with an African American protagonist replacing the tale's original blond-haired belle.  An animation composed of construction paper cut-ups, Dreadlocks is at once both an extremely playful and yet undeniably political work of art aimed at younger generations.

Samuel B. Prime

Available for research at UCLA

Film Credits

Individual Role(s)
Alile Sharon Larkin Director
Armandilo Cousin Director
Melvonna Ballenger Cinematographer