While Till’s death sparked a revolutionary movement when African America saw visually what hatred of Black people produced, Torian’s death is the other side of the loss. It is what this mother, these brothers, this community, need to do to heal.
Menchini’s skillful videography combines with Candy Corn’s up-close-and-personal footage to give her that respectful space in which to feel. In a series of moments of pure empathy, Audrey and the viewer – including myself – deeply connect. The result is emotional and compelling.