Film

Reel Impact: Marlon Riggs and AIDS Activism

 
 
Sun, Feb 10, 2019
  • 2PM
 
 
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RUN TIME: 57min
GENERAL ADMISSION: $15
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+  Post-screening discussion with journalist Steven W. Thrasher, artist Kiyan Williams, filmmaker Katherine Cheairs, and writer Darnell Moore
 
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Co-presented by BAM and Amazon Studios

Post-screening Discussion
Journalist Steven W. Thrasher, multidisciplinary artist Kiyan Williams, and Katherine Cheairs, filmmaker and founding member of the What Would the HIV Doula Do? Collective, moderated by writer Darnell Moore (No Ashes in the Fire)

CO-PRESENTED BY:
Amazon Studios Reel Impact
 
Anthem

Dir. Marlon Riggs
1991, 9min

 

Pervert the language.” Kinetically edited in the style of a music video, this hip-hop-inflected experimental work issues a proud statement of black gay love and humanity.

 
Affirmations

Dir. Marlon Riggs
1990, 10min

 

A stirringly poetic portrait of black gay men fighting for visibility and liberation.

 
 
 
Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien

Dir. Marlon Riggs
1992, 38min

 

In this intimate, profoundly personal documentary made at the height of the AIDS epidemic, black, gay, HIV-positive men share their stories of coming to terms with the disease and its effect on their relationships, worldview, and understanding of themselves

 
 
 
 
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