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‘Good Hair’ wins injunction battle

Chris Rock and his documentary on black hair culture, Good Hair, won the legal battle against filmmaker Regina Kimbell on Monday. Kimbell was seeking an injunction to keep Good Hair from coming out in theaters. Kimbell claims Rock stole her doc idea, saying she showed her documentary, My Nappy Roots, to Rock in 2007, and she plans to proceed with a lawsuit against Rock and the producers of Good Hair.
October 21, 2009

Chris Rock and his documentary on black hair culture, Good Hair, won the legal battle against filmmaker Regina Kimbell on Monday. Kimbell was seeking an injunction to keep Good Hair from coming out in theaters. Kimbell claims Rock stole her doc idea, saying she showed her documentary, My Nappy Roots, to Rock in 2007, and she plans to proceed with a lawsuit against Rock and the producers of Good Hair.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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