Essential Black Filmmaker Marlon Riggs: Triple Feature
Come to one or all three films--they're hard to find elsewhere, but all available on the library's streaming film service, Kanopy!
Ethnic Notions (1987)
A deep dive into the media’s reinforcement of anti-black prejudice, this Emmy-winning documentary pulls no punches in its analysis of black representation in a white-dominated society.
Tongues Untied (1989)
Winner of Best Documentary Film at the Berlin International Film Festival, this documentary provides much-needed insight into the lives of black gay men and their struggles against racism, homophobia, and marginalization.
Black Is… Black Ain’t (1995)
Winner of the 1995 Sundance Filmmakers Trophy, this film addresses the concept of “blackness” within the black community. A celebration of black diversity, filmmaker Marlon Riggs asks all the toughest questions.
- Saturday, February 16, 2019
- 1:00pm - 5:00pm