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99 Ratings

The Cool World

Directed by Shirley Clarke
United States, 1964
Drama

Synopsis

A powerful and stark semi-documentary look at the horrors of Harlem ghetto slum life filled with drugs, violence, human misery, and a sense of despair due to the racial prejudices of American society.

Synopsis

A powerful and stark semi-documentary look at the horrors of Harlem ghetto slum life filled with drugs, violence, human misery, and a sense of despair due to the racial prejudices of American society.

The Cool WorldDirected byShirley Clarke

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Awards & Festivals

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Venice Film Festival
1963
National Film Preservation Board
1994 | Winner: National Film Registry

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