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Personal Problems

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Personal Problems

Personal Problems retains a vitality and an integrity that practically bounds off the screen.” (New York Times)

This entirely African American–conceived and –produced drama comes from the pioneering writer Ishmael Reed and filmmaker Bill Gunn, who wrote and directed the underground classic Ganja & Hess. Originally intended to air on public television in 1980, it went unseen for many years; the original tapes have been carefully restored and this experimental, challenging film about married life in New York City at the time is now available in its full-length version for the first time in decades.

Tickets: $9 (members), $14 (nonmembers)

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