makai is a young homeless queer boy sleeping on the couch of his friend trevon. as the two prepare for a night of competition at a local kiki Ball, makai is forced to reconnect with his disapproving older brother. yearning for distraction from his tumultuous familial situation, makai chooses to resist when his new found family is threatened.
sisterhood media's digital content manager has a live chat with the directors of 'badassery' sunita miya-muganza and sarafina mcintosh for the latest movie night episode. sunita and sarafina have an in depth chat on their experiences in the film industry and how "badassery" came to be.
ayo tsalithaba's first film is an exploration of what it means to be black in canada. interviewing the different experiences of black folks, this film questions whether or not canada is the "hallmark of tolerance" it claims to be while also highlighting black excellence.