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Melvin Van Peebles Back with a New Film

Melvin Van Peebles work in film spans across decades. The filmmaker, actor, playwright and composer has created cinema ranging from blaxploitation to the avant garde. His latest flick Confessions of a Ex-Doofus-Itchy Footed Mutha features a protagonist hitting locations around the globe, and telling the tale of the black experience along the way. Van Peebles discusses his history, and legacy, in the independent film movement. 

Screening:
Confessions of a Ex-Doofus-Itchy Footed Mutha Opens in Chicago
 Tonight, September 4 at
Facets Cinémathèque 

Music Button: Mandrill, "Fat City Strut", from the CD Pulp Fusion: Return to the Tough Side, (Harmless records)

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