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ALYSCIA CUNNINGHAM IMAGES

Alyscia Cunningham is an entrepreneur, author, filmmaker, photographer and speaker. Her main focus is to promote the natural beauty of girls and women through documentary film and unaltered photography (meaning minimal Photoshop). Through her lens, Cunningham captures and celebrates raw beauty, as she believes the media not only does a good job of focusing on our insecurities but also profiting from it. Cunningham also creates social-change projects that promote messages of self-love and acceptance. Her most recent project, I Am More Than My Hair: My Outward Appearance Does Not Define Me, is a documentary film and photography table book that brings awareness to female hair loss and redefines beauty standards.

PREMIERE SCREENING: "I AM MORE THAN MY HAIR"

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AC Media will host the premiere film screening on Sunday, October 20, 2019 from 5-7PM at AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring, MD. Directed and produced by Alyscia Cunningham, the documentary film short, I Am More Than My Hair, features interviews with females who've experienced hair loss (alopecia) and the connection of their emotions to the media's standards of beauty.

Advanced tickets are $10 on Eventbrite. Read more and RSVP on Eventbrite.

I Am More Than My Hair: My Outward Appearance Does Not Define Me photography book is now available and can be order Amazon, or see other retailers.

The next phase of Cunningham's project is to distribute the documentary film and create a web series of the interviews. Support the fundraiser for I Am More Than My Hair documentary film, by making a tax-deductible donation.

This project is fiscally sponsored by Docs In Progress, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All donations are tax-deductible.

EMBRACE YOUR NATURAL BEAUTY

Feminine Transitions book cover

Feminine Transitions: A Photographic Celebration of Natural Beauty is a refreshing and inspiring, full-color, hard cover book of photography. It's pages present a series of portraits that reveal the elegance and subtly honest beauty of female faces between the ages of 7 weeks and 103 years.

"In a world filled with 'Photoshopped' images of women who are heavily made up, this book is a breath of fresh air," says Trista Hendren, author of The Girl God and writer at the blog Elephant Journal. Read Huffington Post article about about "Feminine Transitions" and order a copy of the book.

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