Killer of Sheep, 1977

I had the good fortune of seeing Charles Burnett’s, Killer of Sheep, at the Cleveland Cinematheque this past Monday. If it wasn’t for the lengthy introduction of the film I would have missed the first 15 minutes due to Cleveland’s construction detours, which seem to be every other block.

The film was nothing short of amazing. Sometimes I read the descriptions of films and they come off as lukewarm…I felt this way when reading the description of Killer of Sheep, but it was so highly recommended I figured I had to see it.
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