“the love below” by chel$y o

February 18, 2016

“Upon my return home from Africa, I wrote my first short film entitled “The Love Below,” which chronicles the broken relationship between a mother and daughter that stems from her mother’s hatred of her daughter’s dark complexion. This film for me was the final stage of my healing process as I shared my voice and pain through my main character who, like me, was on a journey of self-love,” writes filmmaker Chelsea Odufu in Teen Vogue: