Past Film/Video | Contemporary Screen

The Skin I’m In: Queer Black Shorts

Part of the second-annual Columbus Black International Film Festival, this program of recent short films explores the nuances of black diasporic experience and queer identities. The Skin I’m In includes A Drop of Sun Under the Earth (2017) by Shikeith Cathey; This Ain’t a Eulogy: A Ritual for Re-Membering (2017) by Taja Lindley; 100 Boyfriends Mixtape (The Demo) (2017) by Brontez Purnell; SatisfiedGone (2017) by Kengné Téguia; and more. Visit this page closer to the screening date for the complete lineup. (program approx. 75 mins., digital video)

Presented in conjunction with the Columbus Black International Film Festival, featuring screenings, workshops, and more August 23–25. Visit columbusbiff.com for a complete schedule.

Please note: special event parking ($5 cash only) is available in the Ohio Union Garages.

 

A young school aged child sitting in a classroom.

A Drop Of Sun Under The Earth (2017), image courtesy of Shikeith Cathey.

A single person in silhouette

A Drop Of Sun Under The Earth (2017), image courtesy of Shikeith Cathey.

A young person squeezing their eyes closed

A Drop Of Sun Under The Earth (2017), image courtesy of Shikeith Cathey.

Two figures in silhouette

A Drop Of Sun Under The Earth (2017), image courtesy of Shikeith Cathey.

SEASON SUPPORT FOR FILM/VIDEO

Rohauer Collection Foundation

 

SUPPORT FOR THE FILM/VIDEO STUDIO PROGRAM

Institute of Museum and Library Services

National Endowment for the Arts

 

GENERAL OPERATING SUPPORT FOR THE WEXNER CENTER

Greater Columbus Arts Council

Ohio Arts Council

The Columbus Foundation

Nationwide Foundation

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The Skin I’m In: Queer Black Shorts