Tag Archives: Bill Gunn

Kathleen Collins – Losing Ground (1982)

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A comedy-drama about a Black American female philosophy professor and her insensitive, philandering, and flamboyant artist husband who are having a marital crisis. When the wife goes off on an almost unbelievable journey to find “ecstasy”, her husband is forced to see her in a different light. Read More »

Bill Gunn – Personal Problems (1980)

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An “experimental soap opera” centered around a Harlem nurse, her husband, her father-in-law, and her lover.

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This entirely African American-conceived and produced ensemble drama is the result of a collaboration of a pair of pioneering Black artists: writer Ishmael Reed and filmmaker Bill Gunn, who wrote and directed the underground classic Ganja & Hess and wrote the screenplay for Hal Ashby’s The Landlord. Originally intended to air on public television in 1980, it went unseen for many years Read More »