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Two men look into their fridge. Both appear stunned.
Part of the series The Black Book


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Selected by Mark Bradford to illustrate how “The Hood” became commodified in American culture, Friday features Ice Cube and Chris Tucker as buddies trying to come up with $200 they owe a local bully. A discussion with writers Ernest Hardy and Tisa Bryant follows the screening. (1995, Dir. F. G. Gray, 91 min.)

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