Boys will be..themselves documentary featuring Brandon Hay, available on CBC Gem (October 7th)

Boys Will Be…Themselves. The 44-minute film is a documentary about the way parents, teachers, coaches, peers, and media are raising the men of the 21st Century. The Documentary represents a wide-ranging array of experiences, to paint a nuanced portrait of how our understanding of masculinity is shifting and changing across Canada. The documentary asks some poignant questions, such as, How have the expectations around masculinity changed in our lifetime already, and where do we go from here?

Brandon Hay, founder of Black Daddies Club was interviewed at the iconic Onyx Barbershop in Toronto, to give his thoughts around Black masculinities and the work Black Daddies Club has been doing over the past 15 years to create spaces for various entry points into Black masculinities.

Watch the trailer here.

Boys Will Be…Themselves will be available to stream for free on CBC Gem as of October 7th, 2022 (TOMORROW!) You can follow @boyswillbethemselves on Instagram to keep up with news about the doc.