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Tongues Untied

(DVD - 2008)
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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.
Title: Tongues untied
[videorecording]
Published: [San Francisco?] : Frameline ; [Culver City, Calif.?] : Distributed by Strand Releasing, [2008], c2007.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (55 min.) :,sd., col. with b&w sequences ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: Documentary.
Originally produced in 1989.
Full screen presentation.
Bonus features: deleted scenes and outtakes; 1991 interview with the director; interviews with filmmaker Isaac Julien, AIDS activist Phill Wilson, spoken word artist Juba Kalamka and cultural critic Herman Gray.
Summary: 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.
Awards & Distinctions: Berlin Film Festival Teddy Award for Best Documentary, 1990 and Los Angeles Film Critics Association Experimental/Independent Film/Video Award, 1990
Local Note: 1
Branch Call Number: DVD 306.7662 TON
Statement of Responsibility: producer, director, Marlon T. Riggs
Credits: Photographer and editor, Marlon T. Riggs.
Performers: Poetry performance, Essex Hemphill.
System Details: DVD.
Other Language: Closed-captioned.
Subject Headings: African American gay men Social conditions Video recordings. African American gay men Race identity Video recordings. Homophobia United States Video recordings. Racism United States Video recordings.
Genre/Form: Biographical films.
Experimental films.
Nonfiction films.
Documentary films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Topical Term: African American gay men
African American gay men
Homophobia
Racism
Publisher No: 5005-2
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