They find work for individuals in these underrepresented groups and produce their own gorgeous cinematography that recalls work of the greats, while also possessing a unique hue that is very much their own. Exemplary of this is Damaged Goods
– you can watch it entirely on YouTube
, which was released earlier this year. Directed by Martell and written in collaboration with fellow men of colour Zak Payne and KB Woodson, the mini-series portrays the struggle young people face authentically and unapologetically, representing people of colour as multi-faceted human beings – and rightfully so.