Searching for Shaniqua explores the stereotypes, perceptions and history behind so-called "ghetto," unique and "ethnic" names.
The film premiered at the 2016 Martha's Vineyard African-American Film Festival where it won the HBO Best Documentary Award. It then went on to screen to enthusiastic audiences in New York, Atlanta, and D.C among others.
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Martha's Vineyard African-American Film Festival - Winner, HBO Best Documentary
Bronzelens Film Festival
North Carolina Black Film Festival
Harlem International Film Festival
Baltimore International Black Film Festival
Harvard University Kennedy School
Old Dominion University
Case Western University
Bowie (MD) Public Library
Director - Phill Branch
Producers - Phill Branch, Eleanor Earl
Co-Producers - Joseph Walters and Stephanie Sutton Walters
Associate Producers - Michelle Gipson and Maria Simone Williams
Composers - Kris Johnson and Lauren Johnson
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