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Winter Sucks 2024: Ganja and Hess (1973)

Opens on February 3

Director: Bill Gunn Run Time: 110 min. Release Year: 1973

Starring: Bill Gunn, Duane Jones, Leonard Jackson, Marlene Clark, Sam Waymon

Country: United States
Language: English, French

Winter Sucks 2024 at Gateway Film Center

A collection of the most blood-thinning vampire films of all time

About the film:

When two prominent black anthropologists, Dr. Green and Dr. Matara, uncover the remains of an ancient African tribe of bloodsuckers called the Myrthians, they unleash an evil force buried for centuries beneath the earth.

About the filmmaker:

Bill Gunn was an American playwright, novelist, actor, and film director. Gunn was known forĀ Stop! (1970), Ganja & Hess (1973) and The Spy with My Face (1965).

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