Baadasssss cinema a bold look at 70's blaxploitation films
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This groundbreaking documentary explores 1970s blaxploitation films from breakout casting and unforgettable soundtracks to outrageous fashions and hilarious over-the-top story lines. Features a wealth of footage from classic films as Superfly and Shaft.
In this groundbreaking documentary from the Independent Film Channel, filmmaker Isaac Julien takes us back to the early '70s and the explosion of blaxploitation films, today one of American cinemas most beloved cult genres. The original guilty pleasure, these fun and energetic films had all the action, comedy, sex and groovy music you could want in two hours worth of entertainment. Featuring a wealth of footage from classic films such as Superfly, Shaft, and Melvin Van Peebles Sweet Sweetbacks BaadAsssss Song, and interviews with such key players as Richard Roundtree, Samuel L. Jackson, and Pam Grier, BaadAsssss Cinema thoroughly explores blaxploitation films from their breakout casting and unforgettable soundtracks to the outrageous fashions and hilariously over-the-top story lines that together helped the genre achieve its revered cult status.
Motion picture industry.
African Americans in motion pictures.
Sensationalism in motion pictures.
|Publisher|| [New York] :Docurama :2002
Distributed by New Video Group,
|Other Titles|| Badass cinema
Bad ass cinema
Roundtree, Richard, 1942-
Grier, Pam, 1949-
Independent Film Channel.
Minerva Pictures (Firm)
New Video Group.
Interviews: Richard Roundtee, Quentin Tarantino, Pam Grier.
Title from container.
Special features: extended interviews with Pam Grier, Quentin Tarantino and others; interative menus; scene selection.
DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
1 videodisc (56 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.