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Baadasssss!

Actor/director Mario Van Peebles jumps into the shoes of his actor/director father, playing the elder Melvin Van Peebles in this early-'70s biopic. The film expertly chronicles Melvin's battle to make the controversial, groundbreaking film Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song. Baadasssss! expertly captures the unrest of the era and shows the rough personal sacrifice that goes into making a truly independent film. 108 minutes