Black Film Festival
Shaft (1971, R, 98 min.) Accept no substitutes! The mob wants Harlem back. But they're gonna get Shaft. Richard Roundtree stars as New York City private detective John Shaft. He's cool, tough, and won't back down to anybody. Now in the middle of a war between mobsters that's ready to ignite a tinderbox, Jonas hires the one man tough enough to get his daughter back--John Shaft. Directed by Gordon Parks; starring Richard Roundtree, Moses Gunn, Christopher St. John, and Gwen Mitchell.
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