Origins of Blackness

Origins of Blackness (2018) is a short experimental film that explores the black experience and our intimacies with technology. How can Black people utilize technology in a way that does not leave them vulnerable to further surveillance? How are our interactions with each other altered under a state of surveillance?


Written, Directed, and Shot by Monique Muse Dodd

Actors: Nana Chinara, Aya Lane, and Yunique A. Saafir

Make up : Shanée Smith, Brooke Lynn

Gaffer: Morgan Johnson