OVID Streams Seven Films By Iconic Filmmaker Marlon Riggs

(Image from OVID) In this feature for BlackFilm.Com, Ellen Wanjiru highlights new editions by iconic Black queer filmmaker Marlon Riggs on the streaming platform OVID. All seven of Riggs's masterful documentaries about the complexities of Black life, queerness, desire, and nationhood, are available on the premiere streaming service for documentaries and art house films.

Click here to watch Riggs's films on Ovid.tv! (Ovid membership required to watch.)

“If you’ve never heard of Marlon Riggs, you’ll wonder why the hell not. How could an artist this smart, this prescient, this frank, transparent, curious, ruminative and courageous — this funny — escape your notice?" - Wesley Morris, NYT