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Directed by Shikeith • 2014 • United States
This experimental documentary mines the psycho-emotional landscape of Black masculinity. Shot in striking black and white, #BLACKMENDREAM features nine men from diverse backgrounds who, with their backs turned to the camera, discuss the obstacles—including depression, parental neglect, and racial discrimination—that they have faced. What emerges is a candid glimpse into a subject that is virtually taboo in many Black communities and in society at large: the complex, often vulnerable emotional lives of Black men