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LA Weekly takes a look at "Killer of Sheep" at 30Scott Foundas writes about director Charles Burnett.  John Powers calls the film the "best film about Los Angeles."  "Shot on 16 mm for $10,000 with a non-professional cast, this clear-eyed, poetic portrait of South Central Los Angeles isn’t merely the most sensitive vision of an L.A neighborhood — Burnett looks beneath the cliches found in movies about inner-city gangbangers — it may be the least-seen great film ever made in this country."

     

"Killer of Sheep" will screen at the Little Rock Film Festival May 17-20.   The film has a 92% "Cream of the Crop" rating on rottetomatoes.com.  

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