Ep. 00 - 9 - BLACK HISTORY MONTH: A Raisin in the Sun (1961)

Ep. 00 - 9 - BLACK HISTORY MONTH: A Raisin in the Sun (1961)

It's another special BLACK HISTORY MONTH edition of Las Películas Sábados Gigantes at The Cinemarijuana Theatre. This time, we took a look at the racially charged family melodrama A Raisin in the Sun (1961), starring Sidney Poitier. What did we think of this cinematic reworking of an infamous stage production? Listen now and find out!

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It's another special BLACK HISTORY MONTH edition of Las Películas Sábados Gigantes at The Cinemarijuana Theatre. This time, we took a look at the racially charged family melodrama A Raisin in the Sun (1961). This film is an adaptation of a production for the stage that starred the very same actors. Sidney Poitier has plenty of scenery to chew in this look at a black family trying to eke out an existence for themselves in a world that wasn't ready to deal with it. Unlike it is now, right? Yeah. Well, anyways, what did we think of this cinematic reworking of an infamous stage production? You gotta click that little button that says "play" to find out.