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119 Ratings

Tongues Untied

Directed by Marlon Riggs
United States, 1989


Marlon Riggs, with assistance from other gay Black men, especially poet Essex Hemphill, celebrates Black men loving Black men as a revolutionary act.

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Tongues Untied Directed by Marlon Riggs

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1990 | 2 wins including: Best Documentary Film (Teddy)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1990 | Winner: Independent/Experimental Film and Video Award