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BAADASSSSS!

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In 1971, filmmaker [[Performer~P72764~Melvin Van Peebles~melvinvanpeebles]] released his third film, [[Feature~V48123~Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song~sweetsweetbacksbaadassssssong]], which he wrote, directed, and scored. Despite boasting an all-black cast, an X rating, a low budget, and a decidedly non-Hollywood approach to moviemaking, the ground-breaking independent film went on to gross over ten million dollars while inspiring countless other films of the genre that would come to be called...more

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