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Title Iceberg Slim: Portrait Of A Pimp / Director: Hinojosa, Jorge
Published Australia : SBS 2, 2013
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Summary This star-studded documentary examines the tumultuous true life story of legendary Chicago pimp Iceberg Slim and how he reinvented himself from pimp to author of seven groundbreaking books. This larger-than-life character is considered responsible for the birth of Street Lit and explored the world of the ghetto in gritty and poetic detail. Features interviews with iconic actors, filmmakers and musicians who were influenced by Iceberg's trailblazing style and passion. (From the US) (Documentary) M
Event Broadcast 2015-07-02 at 23:30:00
Notes Classification: M
Subject Authors, American -- Biography.
Autobiography -- Authorship.
Book reviewing.
Pimps in literature.
Iceberg Slim, 1918-1992.
Form Streaming video
Author Hinojosa, Jorge, director
Beck, Robert, contributor