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3.3
46 Ratings

BaadAsssss Cinema

Directed by Isaac Julien
United States, United Kingdom, 2002
Documentary, TV Movie

Synopsis

Filmmaker Isaac Julien uses film clips and interviews to illustrate the history of the so-called “blaxploitation” genre.

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BaadAsssss Cinema Directed by Isaac Julien

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  • Georges Iroh's rating of the film BaadAsssss Cinema

    A social culture of unchecked white dominance, by virtue of its design, exploits Black identity. A fascinating study of the matrix of representation that keeps all its contradictions intact. The instance when bell hooks calls out Melvin Van Peebles for his profit motive is a revolutionary act, more-so than anything from those Seventies relics, great though they are.

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