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B.D. Women 1994

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B.D. Women 1994

20 mins United Kingdom Director. Campbell X

An erotic, stylised documentary celebrating the history and culture of black lesbians. Contemporary interviews are interwoven with a sultry narrative set in 1920s Paris, showing the relationship between a femme jazz singer and her butch daddy lover.

This is a sassy reclamation of the vanished history of black lesbian lives by filmmaker Campbell X and a companion piece to Isaac Julien’s Looking for Langston.

Directed by

Campbell X

Tags

Paris Black people Jazz music (pre 1950) 1920s Afro-Caribbean community in Great Britain Lesbians

Collection

Gay Cinema - Out of the Archive Black British Filmmaking LGBT Britain Flare LGBT The Female Gaze Black Star

Released

1994

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Cultural Partnerships

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