Hoodie is the coming of age story of two African-American teenagers as witnessed by their white gay filmmaker father. Growing up in rapidly gentrifying Oakland, the brothers confront the discomfort and fear that their large male bodies trigger among their neighbors, and negotiate racial profiling and the threat of police violence. Meanwhile, as he pieces together home video footage revealing their physical transformation from babies to teenagers, their father struggles to understand the complex and unfamiliar realities his children face as they become Black men.