Send a message... by imprinting it on his face.
Actress Auli'i Cravalho, who lends her voice to the character of
in the original version of the cartoon, surprised everyone by walking the red carpet at the preview of
this Friday, March 24.
And for good reason: wearing a close-fitting dress embroidered with green and purple beads, the creation of American-Indian designer Naeem Khan, the singer of Hawaiian origin appeared, her face painted with a red handprint.
Auli'i Cravalho at the premiere of
(New York, March 24, 2023.) Abaca
This gesture is far from trivial;
it is traditionally used to express support for missing and murdered indigenous women and girls in North America.
What the main interested party confirmed at the microphone of
Entertainment Tonight (ET)
: "I am grateful to wear Naeem Khan's dress, but I also represent No More Stolen Sisters (a
humanitarian organization supporting the cause of missing indigenous women and Murdered Women of the Americas, Ed
), and I want to draw attention to murdered Indigenous women.”
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The Little Mermaid
“Walk the talk”
Adapted from the book by British author Naomi Alderman by studio Sister (
follows a group of characters from London to Seattle, from Nigeria to Eastern Europe, in a dystopian world where all the teenage girls of the world are developing the ability to electrocute people at will.
It was during this filming, during a stay in Canada, that Auli'i Cravalho became interested in violence against indigenous women.
A phenomenon that inspired him this look during the preview.
“We were lucky enough to shoot in Vancouver for
, and I saw a lot of landmarks about it.
I am so grateful to be working on a film based on female empowerment,”
Then to add: “I felt that I had to join the act to the word.”