Black Is ... Black Ain't

  • 1994
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Docudrama, Documentary

Gay African-American filmmaker Marlon Riggs was no stranger to controversy: His 1989 documentary TONGUES UNTIED kindled a firestorm of protest over public funding of controversial art. Begun before his death from AIDS (at the age of 37) and completed posthumously from his notes, BLACK IS... BLACK AIN'T is the filmmaker's last look at the "Black Experience,"...read more

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  • Released: 1994
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Gay African-American filmmaker Marlon Riggs was no stranger to controversy: His 1989 documentary TONGUES UNTIED kindled a firestorm of protest over public funding of controversial art. Begun before his death from AIDS (at the age of 37) and completed posth… (more)

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