Mahalia, a timid 9-year-old black girl, feels different from the other girls in her ballet class. Hoping to boost her confidence, her mother brings her to the hair salon to get her hair straightened for the very first time.
One night in Auburn, New York, Marie meets Susie. Sensing each others urge for a night of recklessness and spontaneity, the two immediately hit it off. They share a strong connection, but the night takes a turn when Marie triggers an unexpected reaction within Susie.
This exploratory work is an attempt to define the notion of universal awe through a guided journey wrapped in a collection of testimonies and experiences. This collection of moments acts as the collection of our collective memories.