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Tongues Untied - Free Screeing

Saturday, July 22, 2017
4:45 pm5:45 pm
Sheldon Museum of Art 12th and R Streets, Lincoln, Nebraska 68508

We will be screening "Tongues Untied" at 4:45pm. This screening is free of charge. For more information about the full film festival, visit our website www.outlinc.org/2017ppff

Marlon Riggs’ essay film Tongues Untied gives voice to communities of black gay men, presenting their cultures and perspectives on the world as they confront racism, homophobia, and marginalization. It broke new artistic ground by mixing poetry (by Essex Hemphill and other artists), music, performance and Riggs’ autobiographical revelations. The film was embraced by black gay audiences for its authentic representation of style, and culture, as well its fierce response to oppression. It opened up opportunities for dialogue among and across communities.

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