Brown Girl Begins brings a post-apocalyptic Toronto to life
In the wake of Black Panther's theatrical release, Canadian director Sharon Lewis debuts the first Canadian-Caribbean Afrofuturist film Brown Girl Begins. Based on a prequel of Nalo Hopkinson's novel Brown Girl in the Ring, Lewis imagines a post-apocalyptic Toronto in which a young priestess must resurrect ancient Caribbean spirits to save her people.
Today, Lewis joins Tom Power live in the q studio to talk about Black Futures Month and why increasing the representation of young black women on the big screen is important.
— Produced by Chanel Klein