Joe Angio’s How To Eat Your Watermelon in White Company (and Enjoy It) is a glorious commemoration of Melvin Van Peebles

December 22, 2015

How to Eat Your Watermelon in White Company (and Enjoy It) A FIRST-RATE CHRONICLE OF THE REMARKABLE LIFE AND CAREER OF ARTIST/PROVOCATEUR MELVIN VAN PEEBLES, CREATOR OF THE LEGENDARY 1971 FILM SWEET SWEETBACK’S BAADASSSSS SONG   Melvin Van Peebles’ extraordinary life story reveals an artist and a man whose groundbreaking impact on film, politics and

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Film Comment Breaks Down The Story of Film

January 20, 2013

  In the January / February issue of Film Comment, Jonathan Rosenbaum examines Mark Cousins’ ambitious documentary, The Story of Film: An Odyssey.  The documentary, which delivers 15 parts in just over 900 minutes, dissects the world history of film and is now available on DVD and VOD (Music Box Films). January / February Issue

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