Professor Shikeith Screens Film at BAM in Brooklyn

Posted on February 14, 2019

Image of two silhouettes sitting facing one another against a backlit gold cloth

Professor Shikeith‘s film “A Drop of Sun Under the Earth” is included in a shorts program titled “Under the Influence” screening at BAM in Brooklyn on February 14. The program is part of their retrospective honoring the legacy of Marlon Riggs.

“A Drop of Sun Under the Earth” is a short experimental film about a shy Black boy whose experience of a compassionate encounter turns the emotional and sexual traumas lodged in his body into dreams about otherwise love. The film premiered in October 2017 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City as a part of the Black Intimacy film series curated by Adeze Wilford and has since screened at film festivals that include Inside Out (Toronto), Rio Festival de Gênero & Sexualidade (Brasil), & the British Film Institute’s Flare (London).

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