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Melvin Van Peebles - 1974

Legendary filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles talks about the need for black heroes in his films.  His 1971 feature Sweet Sweetback's Baadaaassss Song is consiered by many to be a classic.  Van Peebles' current film screened last August in New York:  "Confessions of a Ex-Doofus Itchy-Footed Mutha."