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Black Bitch Short Film (Full Length) – 1995 Drama Children

Black Bitch

Short Film (Full Length) – 1995 Drama Children

PG Parental Guidance
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This short film follows the efforts of schoolgirl Nina to recover her red clogs, a cherished birthday gift from her Yugoslavian nana. Nina lost the shoes playing hopscotch at school; she follows muddy footprints to find the thieves, where a playground insult prompts her to question her identity. The story was inspired by first time filmmaker Annalise Patterson's own upbringing, where her family didn't acknowledge either its Māori or 'Dally' heritage. 'Dallies' largely came to New Zealand from the Dalmatian coast of Croatia (formerly a part of Yugoslavia).

Key Cast & Crew

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Annalise Patterson

Director, Writer

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Rachel Jean

Producer

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Te Rangihau Gilbert

As: Dad

I’m not a black bitch am I Dad?
– Nina (Simone Haddad)