Why Do You Have Black Dolls?

Filmed in 2012, the award-winning short documentary Why Do You Have Black Dolls? by Samantha Knowles explores why children and adults desire Black dolls. Doll artists, collectors, a museum curator, and other Black-doll enthusiasts were interviewed for this project.

Read more about the young filmmaker, Samantha Knowles here.

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Published by DeeBeeGee

Doll collector, historian, co-founder of the first e-zine devoted to collecting black dolls; author of black-doll reference books, doll blogs, and doll magazine articles.

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