Black Boys Don't Cry by IGGYLDN BBDC (Black Boys Don't Cry) created by IGGYLDN is a project designed to deconstruct the ideals of black masculinity and manhood in the 21st century. BBDC is led by three creative mediums (spoken word, videography and photography) in order to bring to light the challenges that young black men face in today's society.
In this instalment of our In Conversation series: We sat down with filmmaker Iggyldn to discuss the consciousness behind his film 'Black Boys Dont Cry' and the importance of brotherhood, dispelling the stigma in male emotion and reconnecting with a positive redefinition of male masculinity. Assistants: Tarama Ishida Philippa Moseley
"I feel as though the darker you are, the more you're seen as this aggressive, emotionally unavailable person." Poet Iggy Ldn is challenging stereotypes about black male identity. Subscribe to us and get more videos from Channel 4 News https://www.youtube.com/c/channel4news