Delphine - a biting portrait of power dynamics in our society, is a journey of a young Lebanese girl who, in her way, rises against the intimidation she was subjected to as a child. Delphine is an ode to childhood but also an examination of the wounds it can cause.
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.