RECOMMENDED WATCH TIME, FOLLOWED BY EXCLUSIVE DIRECTOR Q&A:

OCT 15, 9:00 AM

PROGRAMMERS NOTES

For Jordan, expressing himself in a space that is more often than not depicted as being white and female is something he wrestles with as a young Black man who is a ballet dancer. In director Yasmine Evering-Kerr’s documentary she presents a profile of Jordan that reveals his inner dialogue and his own struggle and determination to redefine Black masculinity.

Marina Hanna

Director:

Yasmine Evering-Kerr

Yasmin is an emerging filmmaker and passionate storyteller who frequently addresses issues of race, and gender in her films. A proud Toronto native, born and raised in the cultural mosaic of the GTA, she uses her roots to inspire her artistry. A recent graduate of Film Studies at Brock University and Sheridan College in the Advanced Film and Television.

CAST & CREDITS

Director

Yasmine Evering-Kerr

Cinematographer

Lucas Joseph, Edmund Stenson

Producer

Fonna-Tasha Seidu, Ngardy Conteh George, Alison Duke

Editor

Edmund Stenson

Principal Cast

Jordan Darius Alleyne, Virgil Alleyne, Cheryl Alleyne

The Onyx Butterfly

Yasmine Evering-Kerr

DOCUMENTARY | ENGLISH | 6 MIN | CANADA

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