Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Center for Active Learning presents Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song (1971)

Feb 20, 2015 @ 6:30 pm

| Free

Join us as we pay homage to Mr. Melvin Van Peebles’ first independent feature, Sweet Sweetback’s Badassss Song, a film commensurating 44 years since it’s release in 2015. Written, directed, produced and scored by Mr. Van Peebles, Sweet Sweetback successfully challenged the notion perpetuated by Hollywood that films featuring strong, “militant” characters were unprofitable, leading to the creation of the “Blaxploitation” genre.

Center for Active Learning is a Brooklyn based organization dedicated to educating and inspiring our community. Our primary focus is the provision of informal learning opportunities for adult learners that based in adult learning theory and active learning methodologies.