SqÃºad is a comedy series created by filmmaker Helena Morgane that is described as a â€˜melanatedâ€
SqÃºad tells the story of a group of Black women living together. The story starts when the two oldest roommates drunkenly post an advertisement looking for black roommates. From there the story develops with the characters trying to navigate living together and experiencing Brazilian culture.
The characters include Yola who is a West African businesswoman struggling with her sexuality. She also wants to return to her home country. Thereâ€
The creators says they decided to crowdfund their project because they believe in the strength of their concept and hope this project will open the door for other forms of funding. The crowdfunding initiative, which launched on Tuesday has raised 13% of its aim of $15 000. If you want to help fund the project or just find out more, check out their crowdfunding page