30th Anniversary Celebration Screening of Tongues Untied

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Tongues Untied Cover (two men embracing and staring at the camera)
September 16, 2019
7:00PM - 8:00PM
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Wexner Center for the Arts

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Add to Calendar 2019-09-16 19:00:00 2019-09-16 20:00:00 30th Anniversary Celebration Screening of Tongues Untied

The Wexner Center for the Arts is celebrating the 30th anniversary Marlon Riggs' groundbreaking documentary, Tongues Untied on Monday, September 16th at 7pm.

Tongues Untied was produced in 1989 and aired on PBS stations in 1991. It is a documentary about the lives and experiences of gay Black men in the United States, discussing issues of racism, exclusion from the LGBTQ community, homophobia in the Black community, racial and gendered expectations, and more that are still relevant today.

Following the screening will be a lecture with OSU guest Professor Darius Bost of the University of Utah, titled "Black Gay Freedom: Aesthetic Experimentation and Abolitionist Imaginings in the Work of Marlon Riggs," at 8pm. Please RSVP for the event on the Wexner Center website.

Wexner Center for the Arts Womens Gender and Sexuality Studies wgss@osu.edu America/New_York public
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The Wexner Center for the Arts is celebrating the 30th anniversary Marlon Riggs' groundbreaking documentary, Tongues Untied on Monday, September 16th at 7pm.

Tongues Untied was produced in 1989 and aired on PBS stations in 1991. It is a documentary about the lives and experiences of gay Black men in the United States, discussing issues of racism, exclusion from the LGBTQ community, homophobia in the Black community, racial and gendered expectations, and more that are still relevant today.

Following the screening will be a lecture with OSU guest Professor Darius Bost of the University of Utah, titled "Black Gay Freedom: Aesthetic Experimentation and Abolitionist Imaginings in the Work of Marlon Riggs," at 8pm. Please RSVP for the event on the Wexner Center website.