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  • Melvin Van Peebles, groundbreaking filmmaker and playwright, dies at 89
    the groundbreaking filmmaker, playwright and musician whose work ushered in the “blaxploitation” wave of the 1970s and influenced filmmakers long after, has died. He was 89. In a statement, his family ...
    09/27/2021 - 12:21 pm | View Link
  • Melvin Van Peebles, groundbreaking filmmaker and playwright, dies at 89
    In a statement, his family said that Van Peebles, father of the actor-director Mario Van Peebles, died Tuesday evening at his home in Manhattan. “Dad knew that Black images matter. If a picture ...
    09/22/2021 - 8:25 pm | View Link
  • Melvin Van Peebles Dies: Iconic Filmmaker, Actor, and Novelist Was 89
    Multi-hyphenate talent (director, writer, composer, actor, author) Melvin Van Peebles has died at the ... His followup feature was the groundbreaking “Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song ...
    09/22/2021 - 7:11 pm | View Link
  • Melvin Van Peebles, Pioneer of Black Cinema, Dead at 89
    Rest in peace, Melvin Van Peebles. The groundbreaking filmmaker ... the iconic artist, filmmaker, actor, playwright, novelist, composer and sage Melvin Van Peebles, who has gone home at the ...
    09/22/2021 - 1:17 pm | View Link
  • Filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles, ‘Godfather of Black Cinema,’ dead at 89
    the iconic artist, filmmaker, actor, playwright, novelist, composer and ... 2021 “Sweet Sweetback” was a groundbreaking film that Melvin Van Peebles financed and released as an independent ...
    09/22/2021 - 12:36 pm | View Link
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