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Meet the Filmmakers: Charles Burnett Trailer

Charles Burnett, Season 1, Episode 1 • 1m 23s

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  • A Walk with Charles Burnett

    Charles Burnett is an unsung master of American cinema who led the way for black independent filmmakers to tell their stories on-screen with poetic-realist revelations like KILLER OF SHEEP and TO SLEEP WITH ANGER. In this installment of the Channel-exclusive series Meet the Filmmakers, Burnett jo...

  • Several Friends

    Directed by Charles Burnett • 1969 • United States

    Charles Burnett’s first film already displays the director’s neorealist, poetry-of-the-everyday style as it follows a group of friends over the course of an aimless day in Los Angeles.

    Limited engagement ends September 30

  • The Horse

    Directed by Charles Burnett • 1973 • United States

    A young boy keeps a horse company during its last moments of life in Charels Burnett’s spare, lyrical student film, which poignantly contrasts the callousness of adults with the empathy of children.

    Limited engagement ends September 30