American Black Film Festival: 9 Of The Best Quotes From Dolapo Is Fine

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While watching Dolapo Is Fine during the American Black Film Festival HBO Short Film Competition, I couldn’t help but notice these movie quotes. They either made me smile, think or extremely emotional.

Dolapo Is Fine is about, a Black girl who is set to graduate her British boarding school, and is pressured to conceal her natural hair, and to change her name so she can “fit in” and get a job in finance.

Here are 9 Of The Best Movie Quotes From Dolapo Is Fine


“Well an afro is fine if you want to work in fashion.”



“White friends or black?”

“Does it really matter?”

“White or Black!?”


“Beyonce dyes her hair blonde sometimes.”

“It’s not her hair.”

“What is it?”


“Although I don’t see why you have to buy a wig in the first place. My hair is curly too and I don’t need a wig.”


“Is this my daughter or Miss Nigeria?


“Thank god you finally got rid of that bush.”


“I wouldn’t wanna work anywhere that would make me change my hair.”

“Then I’ll never have a job.”


“Couldn’t miss you with that wonderful hair.”


“Is there a name you’d preferred to be called by?”


“Dolapo is fine.”


Which of these movie quotes above from Dolapo Is Fine is your favorite?

And while you’re at it, go check out the short film below and tell me what your favorite quote from the film is.

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Written by Shaye Wyllie

Shaye is an Entertainment Writer from Brooklyn, NY and a big fan of anything and everything superpowers related (especially if kids/teens are involved), cooking + baking shows (like MasterChef Junior and Cupcake Wars), teen dramas, sitcoms, comedies, and legal dramas. When she's not binging the latest series on Netflix or writing, you can find her spilling her thoughts on the Brown Side of Disney Chat or creating YouTube videos with her daughter for their new family site, Popcorn and Tater Tots.



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