Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp

Overview

Filmmaker Jorge Hinojosa explores the remarkable life and literary career of famed pimp/author Iceberg Slim, whose seven books starting with 1967's Pimp: The Story of My Life captured the black experience on the written page like never before. Interviews with such fans and admirers as Ice-T, Snoop Dogg, Chris Rock, Henry Rollins, and Quincy Jones offer a vivid glimpse into the life of a man who gave birth to hip-hop culture, and served as the catalyst for the blaxploitation film...
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Overview

Filmmaker Jorge Hinojosa explores the remarkable life and literary career of famed pimp/author Iceberg Slim, whose seven books starting with 1967's Pimp: The Story of My Life captured the black experience on the written page like never before. Interviews with such fans and admirers as Ice-T, Snoop Dogg, Chris Rock, Henry Rollins, and Quincy Jones offer a vivid glimpse into the life of a man who gave birth to hip-hop culture, and served as the catalyst for the blaxploitation film movement.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Extended interviews; Trailer
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/27/2013
  • UPC: 625828620720
  • Original Release: 2012
  • Rating:

  • Source: Peace Arch Trinity
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:30:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 28,912

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Betty Beck Participant
Camille Beck Participant
Diane Beck Participant
Misty Beck Participant
Robert Beck Participant
Mathieu Bitton Participant
Snoop Dogg Participant
Bill Duke Participant
Justin Gifford Participant
Odie Hawkins Participant
Red Holloway Participant
Emory Holmes Participant
Ice-T Participant
Quincy Jones Participant
Bishop Don Magic Juan Participant
Seth Kadish Participant
Leon Isaac Kennedy Participant
Markskillz
Richard Milner Participant
Bentley Moriss Participant
Gary Phillips Participant
Chris Rock Participant
Henry Rollins Participant
Herschel Weisman Participant
Katt Williams Participant
Larry Yust
Technical Credits
Jorge Hinojosa Director, Executive Producer, Musical Direction/Supervision, Producer
Aaron Bartscht Sound/Sound Designer
Grettel Batoon Animator
Misty Beck Associate Producer, Producer
Danny Bresnik Editor, Producer
CunninLynguists and the Cinematic Orchestra Score Composer
DJ Shadow Score Composer
Ice-T Executive Producer, Producer
Kelly Jones Sound/Sound Designer
Kelly Jones Cinematographer
Erin Li Associate Producer, Producer
Manaldo Sound/Sound Designer
Zach McGinnes Animator
Eric Mittleman Associate Producer, Producer
Jeff Scheftel Producer
Simone Sello Score Composer
Paige Smith Animator
Kit Stolen Animator, Production Designer
Mike Turner Musical Direction/Supervision
Carly Veronica White Animator
Laura Yilmaz Animator
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp
1. Opening Sequence [6:40]
2. Iceberg's Mother [5:27]
3. Party Time [6:02]
4. You Can Be A Pimp [7:20]
5. It Takes a Lot [5:09]
6. Fugitive From Justice [6:06]
7. Back To Mama [6:44]
8. His Stories [6:50]
9. The Real Thing [6:01]
10. Trick Baby [5:03]
11. Moment In The Sun [5:16]
12. Last Book [5:20]
13. All He Had [4:50]
14. Death [3:49]
15. An Icon [4:15]
16. End Credits [3:24]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp
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   Scene Selections
   Special Features
      Extended Interviews
         Play All
            Betty Beck
            Ice-T
            Leon Isaac Kennedy
            Archbishop Don Magic Juan
            Snoop Dogg
      Trailer
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