@IssaRaePresents #ShortFilmSundays – a new short by a new creator, the first Sunday of every month.
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.”
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With her own unique flare and infectious sense of humor, Issa Rae’s content has garnered over 40 million views and over 425,000 YouTube subscribers (and counting). In addition to making Glamour Magazine’s “35 Under 35”, Forbes’ “30 Under 30” and Entertainment Weekly’s “Breaking Big” lists, Issa’s hit series The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl was the recipient of the coveted Shorty Award for Best Web Show. Issa’s first book, a collection of essays, is a New York Times Best Seller and her show, Insecure, a half-hour comedy show for HBO, has aired 3 seasons garnered multiple awards and nominations. With Issa Rae Presents, Issa is creating a space for creators of all stripes to create and share their own stories.