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Losing Ground [Deluxe Edition] [2 Discs] [DVD] [1982]
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Special Features

  • 2015 theatrical trailer
  • An interview with Kathleen Collins by Phyllis R. Klotman (1982, 22 mins, courtesy of Indiana University Black Film Archive)
  • Commentary track by professors Lamonda Horton Stallings and Terri Francis
  • Nina Lorez Collins (26:24)
  • Seret Scott (40:17)
  • The Cruz Brothers and Miss Malloy (1980, 50 mins) Kathleen Collins and Ronald K. Gray's first film
  • Transmagnifican Dambamuality (1976, 7 mins, B&W) Gray's celebrated "Lost" student film
  • Video interviews with Ronald K. Gray (46:30)


Losing Ground
Losing Ground is a amusing but standard menage a trois, set in a small college town. The principle difference between this and other such films is that all the characters are African-American. Artist Bill Gunn is married to philosophy professor Seret Scott. She prides herself on being broad-minded and liberal; so why is she so peeved that Gunn is using the gorgeous Maritza Rivera as his model? Although there are no star names, and though it might be well nigh impossible to find, Losing Ground is well worth your while. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast & Crew

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    Gary Bolling
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    Bill Gunn
  • Duane Jones
    Duane Jones
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    Maritza Rivera
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    Seret Scott
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