Apr 28, 2015

At A Glance: Patrick Ian Polk's "Blackbird"


Since our interview with Julian Walker a few months ago, I have eagerly anticipated Patrick Ian Polk's next work Blackbird, based on the 1986 novel of the same name. I will say, from jump, that I do recommend you see Blackbird, that it is a great independent work, and that you will find yourself invested in the experience. For me, someone who grew up for a portion of my life in Mississippi, Blackbird, at times, was very easy to relate with.

With Blackbird we are given another work in the very recognizable style of Patrick Ian Polk. That is, a movie containing people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, and