Brother and Sister are millennial twins trying to navigate their own, and each other’s, complex responses to both the lockdown and the fight for racial justice during the long hot summer of 2020.
Khadijah Roberts-Abdullah is an actor, filmmaker, and co-owner of 2Skins Entertainment – home to Black femme horror review podcast, Ghoulz n Gyaldem and the short film, Rooted Imagination, which debuted as part of the National Arts Centre’s Transformations Project. Her work aims to challenge standards of visibility and inclusivity.
Araya Mengesha is a Toronto born actor/filmmaker. His work is motivated by the intersectional narratives of 1st-Gen diaspora across the globe. DEFUND is the flagship production for Incognito Ave. Currently in-development: feature film based on the short piece Tef that came from Araya’s residency at the Canadian Film Centre.