Kathleen Collins

b. 1942, Jersey City, NJ, USA | d. 1988, Nyack, NY, USA

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Kathleen Collins (1942-1988) was a prolific author, professor, scholar, and filmmaker. Her sensitive and insightful film Losing Ground, about a married couple’s strained marriage, was one of the first narrative feature films directed by a Black woman to be released in the U.S.

 
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Losing Ground (1982)

 
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The Cruz Brothers and Miss Molloy (1980)

 

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