Is the “black experience” the same for young Canadians as it is for Americans? The first episode of Dialogues asks three black millenials what its like growing up in Canada, and if they feel pressure to¬†balance their Canadian identities with the culture and traditions of their parents.

Dialogues – Ep. 1 – Growing Up Black in Canada from Marker on Vimeo.

Filming and editing: Baat Cheet (Prasann Patel and Aasttha Khajuria)
Producer: Brnesh Berhe
Participants: Maegan Robinson-Anagor, Reakash Walters, and Jibril Yassin
Featured Song: “Maybe Tomorrow (instrumental)” by Arlo Maverick. Produced by Motorbike James.
Filmed at the Creative Practices Institute in Edmonton, Alberta.