This short documentary is about khessal (“skin whitening”), and its role in the lives of women in Senegal, Africa. (Read more about it in this article.)

This hit a nerve in me, as I know how it feels like to work too hard to attain a certain standard of beauty. At the very least, do remember to proceed with caution.

KHESSAL (Mejor corto documental Notodofilmfest 2011) from JORGE DORADO on Vimeo.

Khessal is a Spanish short film (documentary) about skin whitening in Senegal, Africa. With English subtitles.

Director: Jorge Dorado
Fotografía: Rita Noriega


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