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Tongues Untied

October 23 @ 7:00 pm

| $5- $13

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Tongues Untied is about the silence that envelops the lives of black gay men. This exhilarating work is a loquacious attempt to break free of the homophobia and racism that mute the possibilities for human fulfillment. Marlon Riggs creates a poetic pastiche that has the emotional uplift of gospel music and the sobering impact of reportage. The words of gay poets, personal testimony, rap tableaux, dramatic sequences, and archival footage are woven together with a seductive palette of video effects. Riggs dared to speak the words that would conjure a life into being: “Black men loving black men is the revolutionary act.”

Details

Date:
October 23, 2019
Time:
7:00 pm
Cost:
$5- $13
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://bit.ly/2mSrQTQ

Venue

The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
2155 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

Organizer

BAMPFA
Website:
https://bampfa.org

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