Roadside Releasing Rock’s “Good Hair”

Roadside Attractions and Liddell Entertainment have acquired worldwide rights to Chris Rock’s HBO Films documentary “Good Hair” says The Hollywood Reporter.

The Sundance entry, which scored great reviews and a special jury prize at the indie fest, looks at hair culture in the black community and explores the way hairstyles affect the activities, pocketbooks, sexual relationships and self-esteem of black people.

Ice-T, Nia Long, Paul Mooney, Raven Symone, Maya Angelou and Rev. Al Sharpton share on-camera stories and observations.

Roadside plans to release the film theatrically in the fall. Lionsgate will handle home video and other domestic ancillary rights, and HBO will retain pay cable rights and broadcast the film in its traditional pay TV window.