How To Eat Your Watermelon in White Company (And Enjoy It) (2005)

Director: Joe Angio
Starring: Melvin Van Peebles, Mario Van Peebles, Spike Lee, etc ...

The remarkable life and career of filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles is laid bare in this warts and all insight into a man whose life path has veered from t... Read more

Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971)

Director: Melvin Van Peebles
Starring: Melvin Van Peebles, West Gale, Simon Chuckster, Hubert Scales, John Dullaghan

Van Peebles wrote, directed and stars in this trendsetting work - which initiated the "blaxploitation" film cycle of the 1970s - about an African-Amer... Read more

Stephen King's The Shining (1997)

Director: Mick Garris
Starring: Rebecca De Mornay, Melvin Van Peebles, Steven Weber, Courtland Mead, Pat Hingle,...

This 'more faithful' 4 1/2 hour mini-series adaptation of Stephen King's novel had the author's seal of approval. He even has a cameo as the band con... Read more