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Tongues Untied (1989)

“In this great, gay Mecca, I was an invisible man. I had no shadow, no substance, no place, no history, no reflection. I was an alien unseen and seen unwanted.” There’s a power surging through Tongues Untied. It demands the attention of … Continue reading

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Within Our Gates (1920)

“Again, I’ve sold my birthright. All for a miserable ‘mess of pottage. Negroes and whites – all are equal. As for me, miserable sinner, Hell is my destiny.” When we talk about important movies, we’re often speaking in terms of … Continue reading

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