2018 | DIRECTED BY: ABENA TAYLOR-SMITH | 9 MIN
Amma, a young, black lesbian, spends the day in an Afro-Caribbean hair salon full of fun, sheen spray, gossip and laughter – but how will she deal with the casual homophobia?
Abena Taylor-Smith is a writer and filmmaker. She is a 2017-18 participant of ShortFLIX, the Creative England/Sky Arts talent development scheme for emerging filmmakers and has been selected for the 2019 Diverse Directors workshop at the National Film & Television School. Ladies Day was part of the 2019 Five Films For Freedom digital campaign, a partnership between British Council and BFI Flare: London LGBTQ+ Film Festival to celebrate and share LGBTIQ+ stories all over the globe.
Director: Abena Taylor-Smith
Producer: Loran Dunn
Cinematographer: Rachel Clark
Sound: Poppy Kavanaugh
Editor: Rachel Durance