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2014 PAFF Review: Patrik-Ian Polk's 'Blackbird'

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • February 19, 2014 4:07 PM
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With past films like The Skinny and Noah’s Arc: Jumping the Broom, writer-director Patrik-Ian Polk has become known for steamy ensemble dramedies about the lives and romantic woes of black gay men. His latest, Blackbird, while focused on a younger set of characters with tamer sexual history, has Polk’s imprint all over it, painting a vivid picture of the struggle, shame and awkwardness that comes with growing up black and gay in a tiny Mississippi town.

2014 Outfest Fusion LGBT People Of Color Film Festival Announces Lineup (March 14-16)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 14, 2014 11:16 AM
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2014 Outfest Fusion LGBT People Of Color Film Festival Announces Lineup (March 14-16)

First Trailer For Patrik-Ian Polk's 'Blackbird' Arrives (Isaiah Washington, Mo'Nique, Julian Walker Star)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 13, 2014 6:21 PM
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  • 18 Comments
First Trailer For Patrik-Ian Polk's 'Blackbird' Arrives (Isaiah Washington, Mo'Nique, Julian Walker Star)

Exclusive First Look At Poster Art For Patrik-Ian Polk's Drama 'Blackbird' (World Premiere At PAFF 2/16)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 12, 2014 11:39 AM
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Exclusive First Look At Poster Art For Patrik-Ian Polk's Drama 'Blackbird' (World Premiere At PAFF 2/16)

Isaiah Washington Plays Father Sympathetic To Son's Identity Struggle In Patrick-Ian Polk Drama

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 9, 2013 1:47 PM
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If you love #TheUndershepherd and #BlueCaprice. Y'all are going 2 flip over what @PatrikIanPolk and I are bringing to the screen. #Truthdom

Casting Call: Award-Winning Filmmaker Patrik-Ian Polk Seeks Actors For New Feature 'Blackbird'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 18, 2013 11:40 AM
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Patrik-Ian Polk On Being 'The Gay Tyler Perry' + His Latest Film, 'The Skinny,' Now On DVD

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 18, 2012 1:13 PM
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Patrik-Ian Polk ("Noah's Arc," "Punks") Releases New Comedy "The Skinny"

  • By Jasmin
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  • April 3, 2012 6:43 PM
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Playing in select theaters beginning this Friday is the third feature film from Patrik-Ian Polk, director of LGBT-themed indie films Noah's Arc:Jumping the Broom and Punks, and creator of the Noah's Arc series for the Logo network.