Black Girls Play: The Story of Hand Games
An illuminating look at the influence that hand games played by Black girls has had on the American creative landscape.
Joe is a media-maker who believes in the healing power of stories. Brewster left his medical practice to create immersive, narrative, and documentary stories that provoke, challenge and inspire. He is a Spirit-award and four-time Emmy nominee, jury prize winner at Tribeca and Sundance, and a Guggenheim fellow.
Michèle is a platform-agnostic artist who pulls from her Haitian and Panamanian roots to create stories centering the lived experiences of the Black diaspora. She is a Guggenheim fellow and Creative Capital artist. Stephenson lives in Brooklyn with her creative and life partner, Joe Brewster.
- Year: 2023
- Runtime: 18 minutes
- Country: USA
- Language: English
- Director: Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson
- Cast: Kyra Gaunt Ph.D., Marevlene C. Moore Ph.D., Jamila Woods
- Producer: Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson
- Premiere: North America