1990 | Activism / Black/African American / Race and Culture | 10m | USA
Directors: Marlon T. Riggs

An exploration of Black gay male desires and dreams. Affirmations starts with an affectionate, humorous confessional and moves on to a wish for empowerment and incorporation.

Reviews and Awards

“Affirmations is a continuation of the exploration of the African-American gay male identity that Marlon Riggs began with Tongues Untied … If you’ve ever been curious about or tried to understand the Black gay male experience, this is for you.” — Karl Knapper, Bay Area Reporter, San Francisco