33 Black men in San Antonio tell their stories in new documentary

Dr. Harmon Kelley is one of 33 Black men interviewed in the documentary. - COURTESY OF LIVING IN MY SKIN
Courtesy of Living in My Skin
Dr. Harmon Kelley is one of 33 Black men interviewed in the documentary.
A documentary showcasing the lives of 33 Black men living in San Antonio will air February 2 and 9 on local PBS affiliate KLRN.

Living in My Skin — Black Men in San Antonio Tell Their Stories features interviews with subjects from a variety of backgrounds and ranging in age from 10 to 90. The locally produced film was directed by Lionel and Kathy Sosa and produced by Brandon Logan and Seymour Battle.

Living in My Skin is paired with an exhibition of portraits of each of the men interviewed for the documentary, all painted by Lionel Sosa. The paintings can be viewed online.

The documentary is paired with an exhibition of portraits painted of the film's participants, including Robert Melvin II, pictured above. - COURTESY OF LIVING IN MY SKIN
Courtesy of Living in My Skin
The documentary is paired with an exhibition of portraits painted of the film's participants, including Robert Melvin II, pictured above.
Living in My Skin will air on KLRN at 8 p.m. both days. It will also stream online on KLRN's Video Player.

A preview screening and panel discussion hosted by Texas A&M-San Antonio will take place Friday, January 29, at 6 p.m. via Zoom.

Details and information regarding the documentary and related events are available at livinginmyskinsa.com.

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