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Mon, Dec 11 at 8:00pm


  • Dir. Gordon Parks
  • USA
  • 1971
  • 100 min.
  • R
  • DCP
  • Assistive Listening
  • Hearing Loop

Part of Music City Mondays

Who’s the cat that won’t cop out when there’s danger all about? John Shaft, of course! After being hired by a Harlem crime lord to find his kidnapped daughter, John Shaft (Richard Roundtree) must navigate New York’s criminal underground — from Black radicals to the Mafia — in this iconic blaxploitation film from Gordon Parks. Featuring Isaac Hayes’s quintessential ’70s soul soundtrack created at Memphis’s legendary Stax Recording Studios. This cat Shaft is a bad mother… (Shut your mouth!)