Black Is... Black Ain't (1995) - Rotten Tomatoes

Black Is... Black Ain't (1995)





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This documentary by filmmaker Marlon Riggs explores issues of black cultural identity in America, intermixing footage of performers like poet Essex Hemphill and choreographer Bill T. Jones with insight and analysis by prominent voices in culture, race relations, and media such as Angela Davis, Bell Hooks, and Cornel West.

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A still relevant call for communion among diverse African-American communities, and an elegy for an activist-artist.

February 18, 2009 | Full Review…

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