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    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...

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