Yale MFA student, Shikeith Cathey, featured in Dazed

February 28, 2017

Following the monumental and awkward win at the Oscars, we round up films that unpack how gender and sexuality interact with black identity…


‘When did you become a black man?’ asks Shikeith Cathey, whose 45-minute documentary attempts to unpick the nuances of racial identity. Rather than assuming a man is always a black man at his essence, it plays with the idea that there are defining moments in his life where he first realises that he is “other”. The anonymised participants lay bare their sexual experiences, mental health issues  and microaggressions that form their complex identities. 

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