A white man selflessly holds the door open for a young black woman.
White Savior. He's here to save us. All of us.
The film is a commentary on the state of being “woke” (ie. socially conscious) in today’s society, and how certain people, or brands, can easily claim woke-ness in the public’s eye, but their motivations are actually kinda self-serving.
To an extent, I see this in myself, and I hate it: there’s tons of organizations whose beliefs I am fully behind and I’ve never given them anything more than a Like on Facebook.
I hope this film can inspire people, myself included, to actually do something to help a cause / organization that they believe in.
And no, holding the door doesn’t count.
Written, directed & edited by Glen Matthews (GoGlenGo.com), shot by Byron Kutchera (@byronkut), featuring Dave Martineau & Naomi-Joy Blackhall.