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Ashes and Embers

Ashes and Embers

Ashes and Embers

1982 / 120min / DCP

DIRECTOR: HAILE GERIMA

CAST: EVELYN A. BLACKWELL, JOHN ANDERSON, NORMA BLALOCK

PRODUCER - HAILE GERIMA
WRITER - HAILE GERIMA
EDITOR - HAILE GERIMA
CINEMATOGRAPHER - AUGUSTIN E. CUBANO

This searing drama by the brilliant Ethiopian-born filmmaker Haile Gerima (Bush Mama) concerns a disillusioned Vietnam veteran who leaves Washington and his politically committed girlfriend for Los Angeles, where he gets into trouble with the law. A crucial film of the independent eighties, and a cornerstone work of the movement of UCLA filmmakers now known as the L.A. Rebellion.