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Amherst Cinema Arts Center

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28 Amity St
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
413-253-2547 https://amherstcinema.org/

September 2018

SWEET SWEETBACK’S BAADASSSSS SONG at Amherst Cinema Arts Center (4k DCP)

September 21, 2018
Amherst Cinema Arts Center, 28 Amity St
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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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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