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Tongues Untied: Filmmaker Interview with Marlon Riggs

  • Aired: 07/16/1991
  • 01:09
  • Rating: NR
In 'Tongues Untied,' Marlon Riggs examines what it means to be black and gay, confronting homophobia, racism, and mainstream culture with a poetic, angry, erotic, and funny documentary. In this interview from 1991, Riggs reveals his trepidation in making himself and his experiences the center subject of the film.
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Filmmaker Marlon Riggs discusses his hesitancy at stepping in front of the camera.
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