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Genre  Documentary
Screenplay  Isaac Julien, Adam Finch
Country  United States
6.8/10 IMDb

Director  Isaac Julien
Budget  5 million USD
Duration  
Language  English
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Release date  August 14, 2002 (2002-08-14)
Cast  Larry Cohen (Himself), Tamara Dobson (Herself), Ron Finley (Himself), Pam Grier (Herself), Ed Guerrero (Himself), Isaac Hayes (Himself)
Similar movies  Related Isaac Julien movies
Tagline  A bold look at 70's blaxploitation films.

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BaadAsssss Cinema is a 2002 documentary film, directed by Isaac Julien. Julien looks at the Blaxploitation era of the 1970s in this hour-long documentary.

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Plot

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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.

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The music of Blaxploitation films is discussed, focusing on Curtis Mayfield's Super Fly and Isaac Hayes' Shaft. Interviews with writer/director Larry Cohen and film historian Armond White are also featured. BaadAsssss Cinema was originally shown on the Independent Film Channel in August 2002 as part of a week-long Blaxploitation film festival.

Contributors

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  • Larry Cohen
  • Ron Finley
  • Pam Grier
  • Ed Guerrero
  • Gloria Hendry
  • bell hooks
  • Samuel L. Jackson
  • Elvis Mitchell
  • Afeni Shakur
  • Quentin Tarantino
  • Melvin Van Peebles
  • Armond White
  • Fred Williamson
  • Isaac Hayes — archive footage
  • Roy Innis — archive footage
  • Jesse Jackson — archive footage
  • Ron O'Neal — archive footage
  • Gordon Parks — archive footage
  • References

    BaadAsssss Cinema Wikipedia
    BaadAsssss Cinema IMDb BaadAsssss Cinema themoviedb.org


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