Melvin Van Peebles

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Melvin Van Peebles Comes to Criterion for Our Pick of the Week


Plus 11 more new releases to watch at home this week on 4K, Blu-ray, and DVD!

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Mario Van Peebles Became His Father to Examine His Past in ‘Baadasssss!’


The younger Van Peebles delivers more than just an impression of Melvin Van Peebles in his biopic about the making of ‘Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song.’

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6 Filmmaking Tips from Melvin Van Peebles


The father of blaxploitation shares his wisdom on making history in the industry.