Filmed on location at a renovated historic mill, Bernard Brown/bbmoves’ latest short film uses the lens of sugar to illuminate some of the lasting effects of colonialism on women of color. With support from a strong community, a young black woman guides us toward ascension, releasing the vestiges of oppression scattered.
The Weight of Sugar
A young black woman guides us toward ascension, releasing the vestiges of oppression.
Director: Jingqiu Guan
Choreographer: Bernard Brown
(United States, 2021) 11:44 minutes