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I shall not be removed : the life of Marlon Riggs.

Author: Karen EverettBarbara ChristianDeborah HoffmannBrian FreemanVivian KleimanAll authors
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel, 1996.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A film biography of Marlon Riggs, the gifted, gay, black filmmaker who produced documentary films addressing issues of identity among Afro-Americans and gays. Clips from his films show how he evolved a unique experimental documentary style, mixing poetry, criticism, the personal and the political. It also documents his long battle against AIDS until his death in 1994 and includes interviews with family, friends, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Documentary films
Biography
Interviews
Named Person: Marlon T Riggs; Marlon T Riggs; Marlon T Riggs; Marlon T Riggs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Everett; Barbara Christian; Deborah Hoffmann; Brian Freeman; Vivian Kleiman; Rhodessa Jones; California Newsreel (Firm)
OCLC Number: 35753915
Credits: Director/producer/co-editor, Karen Everett.
Cast: Barbara Christian (U. of Calif., Berkeley), Deborah Hoffman (filmmaker), Brian Freeman (film producer), Vivian Kleiman (film producer).
Performer(s): Narrator: Rhodessa Jones.
Description: 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Life of Marlon Riggs

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A film biography of Marlon Riggs, the gifted, gay, black filmmaker who produced documentary films addressing issues of identity among Afro-Americans and gays. Clips from his films show how he evolved a unique experimental documentary style, mixing poetry, criticism, the personal and the political. It also documents his long battle against AIDS until his death in 1994 and includes interviews with family, friends, and co-workers.

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