77 minutes / 2015 / Color

Director / Producer / Cinematographer / Editor

Six hair salons in New York City, each with a unique personality, are explored as places of social gathering. Touching on themes of ethnicity, class, and community, conversations between stylists and clients are observed and intertwined in this portrait of urban multiculturalism.

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Industry Pitch, March, 2015
IDFA, Amsterdam, November 2015
Thessaloniki International Film Festival Doc Market, March 2016
Camden International Film Festival, September 2016
Newark International Film Festival, September, 2016
Manhattan Independent Film Festival, October, 2016
Avant Edge, Beauty & Brawn Gallery, Chicago, November 2016
Stanford University, Stanford Live, October 2018

Golden Medal for Top Honors Thesis, Stanford University, 2015

Warren-Tricomi Salon at the Plaza Hotel, Midtown, Manhattan
Hair Studio, Brighton Beach, Brooklyn
Bey's Barbershop, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn
Kike's Barbershop, Jackson Heights, Queens
John Allan's Premier Men's Grooming Club, Tribeca, Manhattan
AG Fashion African Hair Braiding, Harlem, Manhattan

A Film by Luke Lorentzen
Consulting Producer Jamie Meltzer
Graphics by Thea Lorentzen
Color by Robert Arnold
Sound Mix by Dan Olmsted