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This short film was created during the Brave Futures Film Race Fall/Winter 2020.
Calen, a queer black woman, navigates her inner turmoil, anxiety and worldly external forces while receiving guidance from her ancestor Dula to seek and find her fearlessness. She realizes she's always had the powe...
A 24 year old has internalised the shame imposed on her about her sexuality. A 15 year old is settled in her expression of love. The moment in which they collide reveals an ascension. Where do lost souls see their reflections?