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Tongues Untied: Filmmaker Interview with Marlon Riggs

Clip: Season 4 Episode 5 | 1m 9s

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.

Aired: 07/15/91

Rating: NR

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