Here’s your first look at the feature documentary Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp which is scheduled to make its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival next month.
A recap from Vanessa’s initial profile of the film…
Directed and executive produced by Jorge Hinojosa, his first filmmaking credit according to imdb, Iceberg Slim features interviews with the notorious pimp-turned-author himself, as well as the likes of Chris Rock, Ice-T, Snoop Dogg, Quincy Jones and others.
Here’s the full synopsis:
‘Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp’, examines the tumultuous life of legendary Chicago pimp Iceberg Slim (1918-1992) and how he reinvented himself from pimp to author of 7 groundbreaking books. These books were the birth of Street Lit and explored the world of the ghetto in gritty and poetic detail and have made him a cultural icon. Interviews with Iceberg Slim, Chris Rock, Henry Rollins, Ice-T, Snoop Dogg, and Quincy Jones.
Watch the 1-minute clip below, and check out the full poster underneath.