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Paladin

6min / English / 2018

 

​A young black queer woman struggles with her own identity while imagining herself as her favourite superhero. Paladin is a beautiful and fierce warrior who shows no fear in the face of danger, representing a means of escape for the young conflicted Sam. As Sam is bombarded with traumatic memories, and unable to run from her life anymore, she faces her greatest villain.

 

Starring Ruby Ajilore and Blane Solomon

Written and Directed by Lu Asfaha

Produced by Carolyn Wu

Cinematography by Setti Kidane

Production Design by Samay Arcentales Cajas

Art Direction by Teresa Rodriques

Made in partnership with CaribbeanTales Film Festival, Urban Post Production, and Telefilm Canada

 

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