SWEET SWEETBACK’S BAADASSSSS SONG – American Film Institute
SWEET SWEETBACK’S BAAD ASSSSS SONG film still of Melvin Van Peebles

SWEET SWEETBACK’S BAADASSSSS SONG (1971) – AFI Movie Club

Director, actor, screenwriter, editor, composer and producer Melvin Van Peebles is perhaps best known for today’s film, the iconic SWEET SWEETBACK’S BAADASSSSS SONG (1971) – a watershed effort that heralded a new era of outspoken Black cinema upon its release. This landmark independent production – which Van Peebles funded privately – spoke unvarnished truth to...
Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song Film Still - Melvin Van Peebles

AFI Movie Club: SWEET SWEETBACK’S BAADASSSSS SONG

Director, actor, screenwriter, editor, composer and producer Melvin Van Peebles is perhaps best known for today’s film, the iconic SWEET SWEETBACK’S BAADASSSSS SONG – celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.  HOW TO WATCH Where to stream SWEET SWEETBACK’S BAADASSSSS SONG SWEET SWEETBACK’S BAADASSSSS SONG - Reelgood GET THE LATEST FROM AFI MOVIE CLUB AFI Movie...
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