Angela (played by Angela Burnett) and neighborhood boy in the film KILLER OF SHEEP. Courtesy of Milestone Films.

Killer of Sheep

Opens Wednesday, May 17

40th anniversary! New on DCP!

Both lyrical and starkly neorealist, Burnett’s portrait of a struggling African-American family in L.A.’s Watts neighborhood influenced generations of filmmakers. Even four decades later, this “American masterpiece” (Manohla Dargis) has lost none of its power or beauty.

  • Country USA
  • Year 1977
  • Running Time 83 minutes
  • Director Charles Burnett