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PERSONAL PROBLEMS

Presented by The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque at The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque, Cleveland OH

Jun 10 2018
PERSONAL PROBLEMS

Two pioneering African American artists, writer Ishmael Reed and filmmaker Bill Gunn (Ganja & Hess; see 6/7 at 8:45), collaborated on this unique “experimental soap opera” that aspired to capture working-class African American life in NYC at the start of the 1980s. Funded by an NEA grant and shot on video for public television, the film ended up being broadcast only in New York and San Francisco in 1982, and faded into oblivion after that. Newly resurrected and restored, Personal

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