Being Light Skinned features men and women from Black and Asian cultures discussing the misconceptions of being light skin. From colourism, to perceived success and portrayal in the media, to skin bleaching – this documentary takes a look at the debate within these cultures.
About Kashif Boothe:
Kashif produces short films, web series' and documentaries under his production company Kashif Boothe Entertainment. In the last three years he has produced two short films entitled Orioh and Being; both films have been featured at The Portobello Film Festival in 2014 and on blogs in the UK, US and Ghana. In August 2015, Kashif began producing a documentary series on relationships, the first episode 'What Do Guys Think of Relationships?' was selected for the 2016 Ozark Shorts Film Festival. In December 2015 he released the second episode 'What Do Women Think of Relationships?' and in February the third episode 'What Do Gay Men and Lesbian Women Think of Relationships?' was featured on towleroad.com and selected as the editors top pick on hiive.co.uk. In 2016 'Being Light Skinned' was screened at the event forum ‘Afrocentrikal’ and featured on Clutch Magazine.
Watch more from Kashif Boothe here.