POV1988 | TV Show
This acclaimed, long-running documentary series is a showcase for independent films on a wide variety of subjects, from the heartwarming (`Sweet Old Song,' about a 91-year-old musician) to the whimsical (`The Sweetest Sound,' a study of names) to the contr (more…)
Premiered: July 5, 1988
Season 4, Episode 5 Tongues Untied
First Aired: July 16, 1991
Filmmaker Marlon Riggs addresses the prejudices and stereotypes facing gay black men in America in a frank work that includes monologues; poems; “vogue” dancers; and an a capella doo-wop quartet.