Sunday, October 9 2011
Hood films are a jarring eviction notice for traditional Civil Rights rhetoric and, possibly, leadership -- in other words, "What has the Civil Rights movement done for me lately?"
Tuesday, September 14 2004
Mario Van Peebles came up understanding the power of images as a means to incite and reveal revolution.
Thursday, May 27 2004
At once the biography of Melvin Van Peebles as a young, angry, brilliant filmmaker (played by Mario, who looks achingly like his dad in a couple of shots, with cigar, sculpted face, and black hat), and his own biography.