Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp

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Released 2013

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Director:
Jorge Hinojosa
Released:
2013
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Examines the legendary life of Iceberg Slim, notorious pimp and author of seven ground-breaking books. Insightful interviews with well-known artists, scholars, friends and family members create a riveting tapestry as colorful as the subject himself. The autobiographical work of Iceberg Slim is considered to be the genesis of Blaxploitation films and Gangster rap and it continues to influence artists today. 2012 IceDNA, LLC 2013 Phase 4 Films (USA), LLC. All Rights Reserved. Phase 4 Films, the Phase 4 Films logo and all related titles, logos and indicia are trademarks of Phase 4 Films Inc. All Rights Reserved. Distributed exclusively in the United States by Phase 4 Films (USA), LLC. / 460 Greenway Industrial Drive, Suite A, Fort Mill, SC 29708 / 1.866.495.3650 / www.phase4films.com

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  • 80

    Variety Joe Leydon

    Portrait" abounds in the sort of ironies and contrasts that can make a biodoc fascinating even to auds totally unfamiliar with its subject.

  • 63

    Slant Magazine

    It threatens to succumb to hero worship, but Jorge Hinojosa wisely subverts Slim's mythos by pulling the curtain back on it in the doc's second half by revealing the man beneath.

  • 60

    Time Out New York

    Beck's widow, his ex-wife and three daughters paint the man as someone whose success only complicated his life, estranging him from his family and eventually saddling him with crip...

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