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Tongues Untied (1990)

Tongues Untied (1990)

Black Men Loving Black MenMar. 16, 199055 Min.PG
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Synopsis

Marlon Riggs, with assistance from other gay Black men, especially poet Essex Hemphill, celebrates Black men loving Black men as a revolutionary act. The film intercuts footage of Hemphill reciting his poetry, Riggs telling the story of his growing up, scenes of men in social intercourse and dance, and various comic riffs, including a visit to the “Institute of Snap!thology,” where men take lessons in how to snap their fingers: the sling snap, the point snap, the diva snap.

Tongues Untied (1990)
Tongues Untied (1990)
Tongues Untied (1990)
Original title Tongues Untied
TMDb Rating 7.1 34 votes

Director

Marlon Riggs
Director

Cast

Essex Hemphill isSelf - Poetry Performance
Self - Poetry Performance
Djola Bernard Branner isSelf (as Bernard Branner)
Self (as Bernard Branner)

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