We Will Be Brave
We Will Be Brave follows the journey of the “Good Guise,” a collective of racialized men in Toronto, as they passionately work to deconstruct toxic masculinity within their communities, using art to create transformative alternatives to shame and punishment.
Chrisann Hessing is a documentary filmmaker and impact producer based in Toronto. She has produced award-winning short films that have screened at Hot Docs, RIDM, Global Impact Film Festival and the London Asian Film Festival. Her work has been supported by the Ontario Arts Council, Inspirit Foundation, BravoFACT! Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent and Telefilm Canada. Chrisann’s latest film, TURNING TABLES, won Best Short Documentary at the 43rd American Indian Film Festival, and has screened in over 30 film festivals internationally. In 2020, Chrisann was selected as one of Reelworld’s Emerging 20 and named Talent to Watch by Telefilm Canada.