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About the Film

In Oakland, Ca., a young man wakes up with a heavy heart, and decides to walk to the local barbershop. Dante, like most young black males in Oakland, CA has a head full of beautiful dread locks. But one morning, he puts on his favorite hoody, and takes a walk through his neighborhood to the local barbershop. The events that follow give us a glimpse into Dante's home life, and we learn just how big his heart truly is.

About the Filmmaker


Ryan Coogler is a second year graduate student in USC's School of Cinematic Arts MFA Production Program. A Richmond, CA native, Ryan did his Undergraduate work at Sacramento State University where he also played on the football team. After his first semester at USC, Ryan was named a 2008 recipient of the National Association of Theater Owners (NATO) scholarship for achievement in directing.


This is less than half of the movie. Where's the rest?

This film will be seen and appreciated for years to come.

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