Black Skin | White Gaze

What do a farmer in Kansas, a laid-o factory worker in Ohio, and an Uber driver in Florida have in common? All three are resourceful, positive thinkers who strive to adapt and thrive despite dehumanizing forces at play in the American economy. As the film’s heroes face these roadblocks with courage, certain ideals remain sacred: family, love, and staying strong in the face of adversity. Lush cinematography galvanizes a sense of place and, as the narrative unfolds, the intimacy with the characters results in an emotionally rich observational drama. Ultimately, “The Disrupted” reveals a collective American experience of financial challenge, family resilience, and the quest for the purpose and dignity of work.

Testosterone: The Movie

What do a farmer in Kansas, a laid-o factory worker in Ohio, and an Uber driver in Florida have in common? All three are resourceful, positive thinkers who strive to adapt and thrive despite dehumanizing forces at play in the American economy. As the film’s heroes face these roadblocks with courage, certain ideals remain sacred: family, love, and staying strong in the face of adversity. Lush cinematography galvanizes a sense of place and, as the narrative unfolds, the intimacy with the characters results in an emotionally rich observational drama. Ultimately, “The Disrupted” reveals a collective American experience of financial challenge, family resilience, and the quest for the purpose and dignity of work.

Race, Sex & Cinema: The World of Marlon Riggs

Marlon T. Riggs (1957-1994) was an independent filmmaker, professor, poet, and gay rights activist who wrote, produced, and directed provocative, formally innovative meditations on representations of race, gender, and sexual identity in American culture. The re-release of his work marks the 25th anniversary of Riggs’ death from AIDS-related complications, and the 30th anniversary of the premiere of one of his most famous works, Tongues Untied, a poetic reflection on the experiences of black, gay men in America.sexism and cultural nationalism. He died at 37 due to complications from AIDS.

Race, Sex & Cinema: The World of Marlon Riggs consists of seven films: Ethnic Notions (56 minutes, 1987), Tongues Untied (55 minutes, 1989), Color Adjustment (87 minutes, 1991), Black Is…Black Ain’t (86 minutes, 1995) and three shorter works, Affirmations (10 minutes, 1990) Anthem (8 minutes, 1991), and Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien (No Regret) (38 minutes, 1992).