T2, Theater 2
*The Black Boy and the Tree*. 2016. USA. Directed by Shikeith Cathey. Courtesy of the artist

In conjunction with the film series Black Intimacy, artist Shikeith Cathey presents his experimental documentary #blackmendream (2014), followed by The Black Boy and the Tree (2016) and the premiere of his newest short film, A Drop of Sun Under the Earth (2017). Cathey will be joined by poet Rickey Laurentiis for a discussion of vulnerability and notions of black masculinity, and alternative means of defining and speaking about the self.

This film accompanies Black Intimacy and Modern Mondays.