(Haile Gerima, United States, 1979, 16mm, 105 min)
New 16mm print!
Saturday, Mar 02 at 08:00PM
It's rare that a film brazenly combines realist politicking and fictional narrative, but in 1975 Los Angeles, Haile Gerima didn't have time to flinch. In Bush Mama, whose very title pits the image of the tribal family against the American city, Gerima builds a heroine around the skeleton of his own observations: Dorothy, a single mother mistreated by the welfare system and harassed… Show more
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