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Touching and Heartbreaking

5/23/2017, 3:05 p.m.
The NW Film Center at the Portland Arts Museum continues its ‘Constructing Identity’ black cinema series with a screening of ...
Production still from Marlon Riggs, Tongues Untied. Signifyin’ Works

The NW Film Center at the Portland Arts Museum continues its ‘Constructing Identity’ black cinema series with a screening of ‘Tongues Untied!’ a 1990 documentary that is one of the most important films on black gay life in the U.S. Among filmmaker Marlon Riggs’ touching and heartbreaking topics are remembrances of his own sexual awakening and of friends lost to AIDS. Shows on Saturday, May 27 at 4:30 p.m. For more info, visit nwfilm.org.