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Films By Marlon Riggs

Five seropositive black gay men talk about their personal struggle with AIDS. Music and poetry lend a special accent to the quiet, some­times startlingly personal remarks. Each story is characterised by panic, resignation and silence, but also the liberating healing power of the men's ... Read more
In collaboration with the black gay poet Essex Hemphill, Marlon Riggs has produced what is sure to become a landmark film in the history of gay cinema, eschewing traditional documentary forms with a fascinating combination of elements poetry, personal testimony, rap, dance and drama. ... Tongues ... Read more
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