Together they dive into a Focal Point discussion of Frances Bodomo’s 2016 short film, Boneshaker, starring Quvenzhané Wallis. Topics include: femininity, the symbolism of water v fire, spirituality, the Black Southern Gothic, self-determination as a child, and more.
Interlude at 26m27s.
After that, Shanti gets into how her blog, The Black Ampersand (http://blackampersand.co/), began and why it’s so important. Topics here include black queerness and intersectionality, self-love, self-care, storytelling, and more.
REELYDOPE Recommendations at 46m06s.
TW: some discussion of queerphobia.
Intros & interludes by Shruggs (soundcloud.com/shrggs)
Boneshaker can be found here: https://vimeo.com/183085974