A selection of conversations and performances from past Cave Canem programming. View more on our YouTube site.
Cave Canem Promotional Video
Legacy Conversations: Lucille Clifton and Sonia Sanchez
Freedom Now! A Celebration of Cave Canem’s 20th Anniversary in Poetry and Song
Tina Chang and Tracy K. Smith’s joint lecture, The Spirit That Is Charged
In the documentary Strong Words: The Art of Toi Derricotte, filmmaker David Schock profiles Cave Canem’s co-founder through intimate interviews with Derricotte herself and longtime friends, including writers Cornelius Eady, Terrance Hayes and Desiree Cooper.
Preview Strong Words below, then purchase a full-length copy of the film via Schock’s website.