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  • Color Adjustment

    Directed by Marlon Riggs • 1992 • United States

    Following his groundbreaking study of anti-Black stereotypes ETHNIC NOTIONS, Marlon Riggs turned his attention to the racial implications of America’s favorite addiction: television watching. COLOR ADJUSTMENT traces forty years of race relations th...

  • Non, je ne regrette rien (No Regret)

    Directed by Marlon Riggs • 1993 • United States

    Through music, poetry and quiet, at times chilling, self-disclosure, five HIV-positive Black gay men speak of their individual confrontation with AIDS, illuminating the difficult journey Black men throughout America have made in coping with the per...

  • Black Is . . . Black Ain’t

    Directed by Marlon Riggs • 1994 • United States

    The final film by Marlon Riggs jumps into the middle of explosive debates over Black identity. White Americans have always stereotyped African Americans. But the rigid definitions of “Blackness” that African Americans impose on each other, Riggs as...