Films for and about Black people and people of colour are worthy of celebration. The experience of watching these films as a person of colour, however, depends on who else is in the theatre.
Sally Yue Lin
Sally Yue Lin (@sallyyuelin) is a Chinese Canadian writer living on the traditional territories of the Songhees, Esquimalt, and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples. She was born in Guangdong province, China and grew up in Treaty 6 and 7 territories, in what is now known as Alberta, Canada. Her articles and poetry have been published in daikon*, Wear Your Voice Magazine, Electric Literature, and 聲韻詩刊 Voice & Verse Poetry Magazine. Her comfort food is 皮蛋瘦肉粥 (pork and preserved egg congee) and her comfort film is the Miyazaki classic My Neighbor Totoro. To-to-ro, Totoro!