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Written + Composed by d'bi young antifrika 

Poem by Assata Shakur

Directed by Weyni Mengesha + Lucius Dechausay

Choreography by Esie Mensah

Produced by Wayne Burns  

Cinematographer: Angel Navarro

Editor: Lucius Dechausay

Costume Designer: Rachel Forbes

Makeup Design: Bianca Harris

Hair Design: Allison Hill

Sound Design: Reza Daya



Esie Mensah, Lisa Auguste, Zahra Badua, Kenechi Chidolue, Sharlan Cuffy, Zoë Edwards, Rose-Marie Harbans, Emilie Jabouin, Sentayehu Kingdon, Miranda Liverpool, Diane Louis, Dedra McDermott, Chenise Mitchell, Marquisha Sparkes + Sammila Vassell


Assistant Director: Erica Anderson

Assistant Camera: Benjamin Wong + Shane Pikelin

Drone Operator: Kyle Chappell

Assistant Makeup: Celeste Rossouw

Colorist: AJ McLauchlin

Still Photography: E. S. Cheah

Filmed on Location at Fort York National Historic Site

A Revolution of Love

A young black woman explores her past and present through dance.  

Run Time: 5 minutes 

  • Made through the generous support of the City of Toronto + developed with Soulpepper Theatre

  • Winner of 2021 The Lieutenant Governor of Ontario's Heritage Award for "Community Leadership" as part of the 'Awakenings' Project

  • Official Selection - 2021 Screendance Film Festival 

  • Official Selection - 2021 American Black Film Festival 

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