As we restructure post COVID - New Project - "Ink and Melanin: The Poetry of Identity"
Logline: "Ink and Melanin" is an empowering and thought-provoking documentary that delves into the complex issue of colorism as it affects teenagers and children. Through the captivating art of spoken word poetry, young individuals share their heartfelt stories, exploring their experiences, struggles, and triumphs related to skin color, and inspiring a movement towards self-acceptance and social change.
Synopsis: "Ink and Melanin" takes viewers on an intimate journey into the lives of a diverse group of teenagers who have faced the impact of colorism. The documentary aims to shed light on this often-overlooked form of discrimination and its profound effects on individuals' self-esteem, relationships, and society as a whole.
Throughout the film, the power of spoken word poetry and dance will serve as a conduit for these young individuals to express their emotions, experiences, and aspirations. Through personal narratives, vivid imagery, and powerful performances, their words convey the struggles they face and the resilience they possess.