No Regret – Three Short Films by Marlon Riggs
Directed by Marlon Riggs | USA | 60 min
A quarter-century after his death, Outfest Fusion honors the legacy of filmmaker Marlon T. Riggs (1957-1994). In these rarely-screened shorts, Riggs leans upon his journalistic and documentary instincts to elicit confessional, cutting insights on race, gender, nationality, sexuality and serostatus from his Black male subjects. Spurred by the ongoing crisis of HIV/AIDS in the early 90s, and abetted by his editorial collaborators, Riggs pushed aesthetic boundaries by clipping, pasting and remixing from a dynamic corpus of lived experience, spoken vernacular, and aural and textual tradition, yielding profound truths about gay life that still resonate today.
In Person: Tre’vell Anderson, Out Magazine’s Director of Culture and Entertainment.