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How to Eat Your Watermelon in White Company (and Enjoy It)

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[[Performer~P72764~Melvin Van Peebles~melvinvanpeebles]] created a new style of African-American filmmaking in 1971, when on a shoestring budget he made [[Feature~V48123~Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song~sweetsweetbacksbaadassssssong]], a violent action picture about a sex-show stud on the run from the police that below the surface served as a call for revolution in the black community. But [[Feature~V48123~Sweet Sweetback~sweetsweetbacksbaadassssssong]] was hardly [[Performer~P72764~Van...more

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