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Author: Marlon T Riggs; Essex Hemphill; Frameline (Firm),; Strand Releasing (Firm),
Publisher: [San Francisco?] : Frameline ; [Culver City, Calif.?] : Strand Releasing, [2006]
Series: P.O.V. 20th anniversary collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Documentary videos
Biographical videos
Feature films
Biographical films
Documentary films
Experimental films
Nonfiction films
Films for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marlon T Riggs; Essex Hemphill; Frameline (Firm),; Strand Releasing (Firm),
OCLC Number: 214094813
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1989.
Full screen presentation.
Special features: 1991 interview with director Marlon t. Riggs; Extra scenes; Interviews with filmmaker Isaac Julien, AIDS activist Phill Wilson, spoken word artist Juba Kalamka and cultural critic Herman Gray.
Credits: Photographer editor, Marlon T. Riggs ; associate producer, Brian Freeman.
Performer(s): Poetry performance, Essex Hemphill ; cast, Michael Bell, Bernard Branner, Ben Callet, Gerald Davis, Kenneth R. Dixon, Darnell Stephens-Durio, Larry Duckette, Brian Freeman, A.J. Honey, Paul Horrey, David Hunter, Wayson Jones, David Barron Kirkland, Richard Medford, Cornelius Moore, Bryant Navy, Wilie "Ninja", Michael Oatis, Bob Paris, Timothy Riena, Ron Simmons, Britt Tennell, Taalib-Din Shakir, Robert D. Taylor.
Awards: Berlin Film Festival Teddy Award for Best Documentary, 1990; Los Angeles Film Critics Association Experimental/Independent Film/Video Award, 1990.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (55 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: P.O.V. 20th anniversary collection.
Responsibility: by Marlon Riggs ; producer director, Marlon T. Riggs.

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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.

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