Urban Indie Film Block: A Little Black Girl’s Life Shouldn’t Be This Complicated

Black Girls Matter! Our pain. Our hopes. Our dreams. Our lives matter. In this episode of Urban Indie Film Block, these little girls struggle to find peace. Their lives shouldn’t be this complicated, but as they speak their truth…the pain subsides.

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Directed by Kelley Kali

Inspired by a series of true events. After being taken from their home in Jacmel, Haiti, two young sisters must escape a child sex trafficking ring, disguised as a Catholic orphanage.



Directed by Kelly Fyffe-Marshall

As a young girl the first beauty salon chair a girl is introduced to is sitting between her mother’s legs. It’s a place where innocence is treasured, bonds are strengthened and confidence is boosted. Every Sunday like clockwork Janice does Jada’s hair, this is where she finds solace to confess her deepest secrets.


Directed by Sadé Clacken Joseph
Written & Produced by Krenée Tolson

A 17-year-old girl struggles to find her way in the streets of West Baltimore while balancing the toxicity of an unstructured home and falling in love for the first time.

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