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The Resource Tongues untied, producer/director, Marlon T. Riggs

Tongues untied, producer/director, Marlon T. Riggs

Label
Tongues untied
Title
Tongues untied
Statement of responsibility
producer/director, Marlon T. Riggs
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In an experimental amalgam of rap music, street poetry, documentary film, and dance, a gay African-American man expresses what it is like to be gay and black in the United States. Although he deals with social ostracism and fear of AIDS, he affirms the beauty and significance of the gay black man
Member of
Cataloging source
EEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photographer/editor, Marlon T. Riggs
LC call number
E185.625
LC item number
.T66 1996
PerformerNote
Marlon T. Riggs, Essex Hemphill, Ben Callet
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Riggs, Marlon T
  • Hemphill, Essex
  • Callet, Ben
  • Frameline (Firm)
  • Strand Releasing (Firm)
Runtime
55
Series statement
Frameline's lesbian & gay cinema collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American gays
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Homosexuality
  • Racism
  • Gay men
Technique
live action
Label
Tongues untied, producer/director, Marlon T. Riggs
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1989
  • "Artwork, summary, and package design c1994 Frameline"--Box
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (55 min.)
Isbn
9780767093064
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
04-F16
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Tongues untied, producer/director, Marlon T. Riggs
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1989
  • "Artwork, summary, and package design c1994 Frameline"--Box
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (55 min.)
Isbn
9780767093064
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
04-F16
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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