Signifyin’ Works is a non-profit corporation (501c3) whose mission is to
produce and distribute audio-visual material exploring the history and
culture of African Americans.
Founded in 1991 by Marlon Riggs, the board of directors currently
- Herman Gray, cultural critic, and professor, U.C. Santa Cruz
- Vivian Kleiman, independent filmmaker
- Patricia Turner, folklorist and Vice Provost, Undergraduate Education for UCLA.
Signifyin’ Works is the 501c3 tax-exempt organization that Marlon created to produce his documentary films. Contributions will be used to promote his work and legacy around the world. Recent activities include: transfers of his films to state of the industry digital format; translations of his essays and some films into Spanish, Portuguese, Turkish, Farsi; and more.
Please make checks payable to Signifyin’ Works.
PO Box 1006
Berkeley CA 94705