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Tongues untied [videorecording] /
producer/director, Marlon T. Riggs.
imprint
[Berkeley, Calif.] : Signifyin' Works : [San Francisco, Calif.] : [Distributed by] Frameline, c2006.
description
1 videodisc (55 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
format(s)
DVD
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imprint
[Berkeley, Calif.] : Signifyin' Works : [San Francisco, Calif.] : [Distributed by] Frameline, c2006.
standard identifier
712267500529
publisher #
5005-2
credits note
Photographer, editor, producer, director, Marlon T. Riggs.
general note
Originally produced in 1989; broadcast premiere on P.O.V. July 16, 1991.
performer
Marlon T. Riggs, Essex Hemphill, Ben Callet.
abstract
In an experimental amalgam of rap music, street poetry, documentary film, and dance, a gay African-American man expresses what it is like to be gay and black in the United States. Although he deals with social ostracism and fear of AIDS, he affirms the beauty and significance of the gay black man.
catalogue key
6357196
technical details
DVD.

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