Losing Ground

Opens Friday, October 7, 2022

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  • Fri Oct 7 : 

    Q&A with actress Seret Scott following the 7:25pm show!

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Q&A with actress Seret Scott following the 7:25pm show on Friday, October 7!

New 4K Restoration!

The inimitable Kathleen Collins’s second film tells the story of two remarkable people, married and hurtling toward a crossroads in their lives: Sara Rogers, a Black professor of philosophy, is embarking on an intellectual quest just as her painter husband, Victor, sets off on an exploration of joy. Victor decides to rent a country house away from the city, but the couple’s summer idyll becomes complicated by his involvement with a younger model. One of the very first fictional features by an African-American woman, LOSING GROUND remains a stunning and powerful work of art for being a funny, brilliant, and personal member of indie cinema canon.

Restored by the Yale Film Archive and The Film Foundation in collaboration with Milestone Films.Funding provided by the Hobson/Lucas Family Foundation.

  • Year 1982
  • Running Time 86 minutes
  • Distributor Kino Lorber
  • Director Kathleen Collins
  • Cast Seret Scott, Bill Gunn, Duane Jones
  • Accessibility Assistive Listening, T-Coil

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