A video collaboration between director Bill Gunn, writer Ishmael Reed, photographer Robert Polidori, and composer Carman Moore, the rarely seen PERSONAL PROBLEMS (1980) stars Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor and Sam Waymon in what was conceived as a “meta soap opera.”
Artists Space and the Maysles Documentary Center will present an in-person screening and online streaming opportunities to see the film this weekend and next week.
See links below for details.
Directed by Bill Gunn.
Friday, June 11, at 8 pm.
343 Malcolm X Boulevard (between 127th and 128th Street), New York City.
Streaming from Friday, June 11 (after the screening) through Thursday, June 17.
Bill Gunn, Personal Problems (1980). Images courtesy and © the filmmaker and Kino Lorber.