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SWEET SWEETBACK’S BAADASSSSS SONG at The Coolidge Corner Theater (4k DCP)

September 7, 2018

Note: please confirm date and time with venue.

One of the most iconic, notorious, and influential American films of the 1970s, Melvin Van Peebles’ SWEET SWEETBACK’S BAADASSSSS SONG stars Van Peebles as Sweetback, a black orphan raised in a brothel and groomed into becoming a sex show performer. Set up by his boss and two corrupt white policemen for a murder he didn’t commit, Sweetback escapes custody only to find himself thrust into an increasingly hallucinogenic world of violence and bigotry where no one can be trusted and the possibility of death lurks at every corner…

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September 7, 2018
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Coolidge Corner Theater
290 Harvard St
Brookline, MA 02446 United States
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Phone:
617-734-2501
Website:
http://coolidge.org/
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