A Different Image

After breaking off a long term relationship, Alana commits to defining herself in her newly awakened Afrocenteric image. In cultivating a friendship with a male coworker, she feels freedom from the constraints of romance and being only defined by her physical beauty. Using Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man as a framing device, Alile Sharon Larkin reminds us that few are more invisible to society than Black women. 

Director: Alile Sharon Larkin 
Year: 1982
Genre: Drama
Type: Short

Link: www.criterionchannel.com/a-different-image

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