Winter Dunn and Mikayla Bartholomew on telling Black stories through film


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Today is the first ever episode with multiple guests, and it's a treat. I'm chatting with Winter Dunn and Mikayla Bartholomew about Dear Mama, a short film that centers Black family, loss and hip-hop. Winter directed the short, and Mikayla stars in it. We discuss how they ended up in the entertainment industry, how Dear Mama materialized, the importance of telling Black stories, and the reception the film has received at festivals like SXSW. Connect with both of them and the film below:

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