Reverence

Filmmaker Teaunna Gray creates an experimental short based on the black experience in Toronto, leveraging archival findings and the history behind it.

Production Details & Descriptions

Experimental short film by Teaunna Gray

While digging deep into Toronto’s history, this film challenges what findings are held in reverence.

Director & Producer: Teaunna Gray
Cinematographer: Yves Dupaya
Additional Cinematography: Teaunna Gray
1st AC: Andrii Shtakal
Grip & Electric: Ivan Karaulov
Editor: Taylor Vernon
Music by: Stéphane Pigeon
Sound Design: Cam Brown
Colourist: Ana Escorse
Poet: Susie Mensah
Dancer: Sam Davilmar
Visual Art by: Seye Ogunlesi
Portraits: Susie Mensah, Bukola Walfall, Zahra Bentham, Gary Brown, Forki Alem, Leo Alem
Special thanks to: Nicole Markland, Weyni Mengesha, Neil Brochu, Michael Dowbenka

Comissioned by City of Toronto through its Toronto History Musuems.

Co-curated by Umbereen Inayet & Julien Christian Lutz pka Director X

Director mentorship provided by Julien Christian Luts pka Director X