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The Polymath, or The Life and Opinions of Samuel R. Delany, Gentleman

Sat 30 September 2017

Presented at SQIFF by Arika. Fred Barney Taylor’s documentary offers a portrait of Samuel R. Delany, black gay man, radical, and revered author of science fiction novels. He recounts his Harlem childhood, experiences with psychotherapy, and promiscuous adventures in the infamous Everard Baths and other public-sex venues, interspered with absorbing footage of the writer’s native New York.

Samuel R. Delany will be present at and taking part in Arika’s Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist, 16th-19th November at Tramway, Glasgow. More info at www.arika.org.uk.

Screening with English language subtitles. SQIFF 2017 tickets are priced on a sliding scale; please choose what to pay based on your circumstances. We ask that you be honest with yourself and your financial situation; we will not ask for any proof of your income. For more info on SQIFF's sliding ticket scale click here.