Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song

  • 1971
  • Movie
  • X
  • Action, Drama

A landmark in Black filmmaking in the U.S., this angry, extravagant, loud, belligerent movie reaches a high pitch early on and stays there. It's written, directed, photographed, scored by, and stars Melvin Van Peebles, who'd always wanted to be a filmmaker, went to France to do a conventional film (STORY OF A THREE DAY PASS), came back to try his hand in...read more

Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song - Official Trailer
01:48 — After saving a Black Panther from some racist cops, a black male prostitute goes on the run from "the man" with the help of the ghetto community and s (more…)

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  • Released: 1971
  • Rating: X
  • Review: A landmark in Black filmmaking in the U.S., this angry, extravagant, loud, belligerent movie reaches a high pitch early on and stays there. It's written, directed, photographed, scored by, and stars Melvin Van Peebles, who'd always wanted to be a filmmaker… (more)

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