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The poignant and culturally significant "Dark Girls" is an American documentary that takes an unprecedented look at perceptions of skin tone, and how it affects the African-American experience. With candid interviews of prominent ethnosociologists including Viola Davis, the feature-length film traces the history of African-American cultural norms and identifications by skin tone, including an unspoken preference among many African-American men for women with a lighter skin tone.

Winning international acclaim for its honesty and willingness to take a serious look at an oft-ignored issue, the film rolls together a mix of scientific data and subjective interviews to offer something new to the American racial discussion.

Dark Girls is an Documentary movie that was released in 2011 and has a run time of 1 hr 12 min. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.7.

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| 2011 | 1 hr 12 min | 7.7/10
Cast
Soren Baker, Ronald Boutelle, Joni Bovill, Kirk Bovill
Director
D. Channsin Berry, Bill Duke
Language
English
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