Would You Watch A Documentary About Twerking?


Twerking may seem like a new fad to Miley Cyrus’ followers, but it’s clearly something far greater.

Kimari Brand, a self-proclaimed “twerk scholar,” is exploring the dance in a new Irma L. Garcia-directed short documentary called Twerk it Girl.

Brand, who identifies as a feminist who twerks for empowerment, explores the dance’s roots in places like the Afro-Caribbean and how it doesn’t carry the sexualized stigma that it has in America.

Take a look at how the college student has reestablished her identity on her campus via twerking.