Black Barbie: A Documentary

Release June 19, 2024 (Streaming)
Director Lagueria Davis
Writer Lagueria Davis
Genres Documentary
Studio Netflix
Length 100 mins.


More than just a doll. Black Barbie celebrates the momentous impact three Black women at Mattel had on the evolution of the Barbie brand as we know it. Through these charismatic insiders’ stories, the documentary tells the story of how the first Black Barbie came to be in 1980, examining the importance of representation and how dolls can be crucial to the formation of identity and imagination.

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