Ep. 00 - 7 - BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971)

Ep. 00 - 7 - BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971)

Black History Month marches on, and in honor of that we continue our look at significant black cinema! On tonight's podcast we look at the big daddy of all '70's Blaxploitation films: 'Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song', directed by and starring Melvin Van Peebles! Trust me, you do NOT want to miss this one!

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Las Películas Sábados Gigantes continues to allow Melvin Van Peebles to reign the helm at The Cinemarijuana Theatre for another special episode to celebrate Black History Month. This time, we checked out the grandaddy of em all, from 1971, Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song. The film that is hailed as the one that begat the blaxploitation genre. But is this a blaxploitation film? You don't want to get this one wrong. Join us, won't you, as we explore this ever so turgid, cinematic middle finger to the establishment.