East meets West in the Gutter Film Series’ August program

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Black Belt Jones

The Karate/Blaxploitation film Black Belt Jones leads off the Gutter Films Series’ August screenings.

Most would agree on the enduring value of watching classic films — Casablanca, Citizen Kane, etc. — but film buff Joey Halegua makes a fascinating point about the merit of the unacclaimed films in the history of cinema. “I think it is just as important for people to see the unpopular films of the past,” he says. “Approaching films in this way allows you to form a more realistic and well-rounded understanding of the media/culture of a particular time.”

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