Jul 11, 2019 | 6:00 PM | Thursday

Thu Jul 11, 6:00 PM - Thu Jul 11, 9:00 PM
2990 Edison Avenue, Fort Myers, FL 33916

Community: Fort Myers



Reticent | 'Cause Black Boys Can't Cry - A Short Film on Black Male Mental Health in Urban America

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Synopsis of "Reticent | 'Cause Black Boys Can't Cry"

“Reticent | 'Cause Black Boys Can't Cry,” is a short film that journeys the life of a young black male attempting to balance various environmental traumas while living in a disenfranchised inner-city community. Combating societal expectations and external pressures beyond his control, the young man ultimately develops an (undiagnosed) mental illness and faces recurrent thoughts of committing suicide.

Community Screening Information

Written and directed by Antwon Lindsey, the screening of "Reticent" is an evening of art, celebration, and community. Prior to the screening, attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy live entertainment, network with local influencers, enjoy LIVE music. Following the screening, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in an interactive Q&A session with the Director & Cast.

* A ticket will grant you entry into the event.

* Be sure to secure tickets immediately as seating is limited at the venue!

If you plan to attend the event with a party of 4 or more individuals, please send an email for registration to with each persons first and last name: Reticentashortfilm@gmail.com

This film is Rated-R, as it contains some adult material. Parents are urged to learn more about the film before taking their young children with them.

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