Jamaa Fanaka: L.A. Rebel

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"One of the most daring, subversive, and iconoclastic filmmakers to emerge from the LA Rebellion movement, Jamaa Fanaka mixed blaxploitation genre thrills with explosive socio-political subtext. A true auteur—he wrote, produced, directed, and distributed his first three features while still a student at UCLA—his films are at once unabashedly entertaining and unflinching in their dissection of systemic racism, violence, and black American life."