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ICEBERG SLIM: PORTRAIT OF A PIMP

2012 Alumni

US PREMIERE For the millions of readers who have been enthralled by Iceberg Slim’s books, this film fleshes out the life and legacy of the man who pioneered a new kind of street-wise writing. And for newcomers to his world, it’s a great place to start. Years in the making, the film includes archival footage of Slim along with interviews with his friends, colleagues, and famous admirers such as Chris Rock, Snoop Dogg, Quincy Jones and Ice-T. The story is enhanced with stylish pulp fiction iconography.

Section:

Galas
Official Site: http://www.icebergslimmovie.com
On Twitter: @JorgeHinojosaLA
On Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Iceberg-Slim-Portrait-of-a-Pimp/267090560020293
Director: Jorge Hinojosa
Producer: Jorge Hinojosa, Ice-T, Danny Bresnik & Jeff Scheftel
Cinematographer: Kelly Jones
Editor: Danny Bresnik
Music: DJ Shadow, CunninLynguists & The Cinematic Orchestra
Running Time: 88 min
Language: English
Country: USA