Overview

With archive film clips and interviews, this brief look at a frequently overlooked historical period of filmmaking acts as an introduction rather than a complete record. It features interviews with some of the genre's biggest stars, like Fred Williamson, Pam Grier, and Richard Roundtree. Director Melvin Van Peebles discusses the historical importance of his landmark film Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song. For a contemporary perspective, the excitable Quentin Tarantino offers his spirited commentary and author/critic bell hooks provides some scholarly social analysis.

  1. Isaac Julien

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Larry Cohen

    Larry Cohen

    Himself

  2. Tamara Dobson

    Tamara Dobson

    Herself

  3. Ron Finley

    Himself

  4. Pam Grier

    Pam Grier

    Herself

  5. Ed Guerrero

    Himself

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BaadAsssss Cinema
BaadAsssss Cinema

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Status Released

Release Information

  • January 1, 2002
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 0h 58m

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