Roadside Attractions and Liddell Entertainment have acquired the rights to Chris Rock’s new comedic film, Good Hair a documentary that examines hair culture in the black community.
The comedian travels all over the country—and even to India—to explore the ways in which the $9 billion a year black hair industry affects the relationships and activities of African Americans, women particularly. Rock interviewed Paul Mooney, Al Sharpton, Maya Angelou, and many more.
Rock served as producer for Good Hair, which was directed by comedian Jeff Stilson. The film premiered in January at the Sundance Film Festival, where it won a Special Jury prize in the U.S. documentary category. The film will be released in theaters in the Fall. Check out the trailer below.