Quotation by Kathleen Collins

I have a sense of going my own way, and I don't really think much about whether it's going against the grain. I don't really want to spend a lot of time worrying about how I am perceived by other people.
Kathleen Collins (1931–1988), African American filmmaker. As quoted in Reel Women, part 4, by Ally Acker (1991).

Said in 1986, in response to criticisms of her films' content: e.g., a negative depiction of an African American marriage.
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