Ganja and Hess (1973)

Ganja and Hess (1973)
“Men Overtaken by Racism” The success of William Crain’s 1972 Blaxploitation film, Blacula resulted in a series of formulaic genre films, such as Blackenstein (1973) and Dr. Black, Mr. Hyde (1976). The film that most forcefully resisted this moral simplicity was Bill Gunn’s Ganja and Hess (1973), an allegorical artwork about the nature of addiction. ...