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Dave Chappelle's Block PartyMichel Gondry, avatar of the surreal, goes lo-fi in documenting Dave Chappelle's Block Party, featuring big-game hip-hop heavies as...Dave Chappelle's Block PartyComedy, DocumentaryPT100MMichel Gondry, avatar of the surreal, goes lo-fi in documenting Dave Chappelle's Block Party, featuring big-game hip-hop heavies as...2006-06-13Erykah BaduFugeesMos DefErykah Badu, Fugees, Mos DefFocus Features
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Dave Chappelle's Block Party

Genre: Comedy, Documentary; Starring: Dave Chappelle, Erykah Badu, Fugees, Mos Def; Director: Michel Gondry; Author: Dave Chappelle; Release Date Wide: 03/03/2006; Status: In Season; Runtime (in minutes): 100; Distributor: Focus Features

Michel Gondry, avatar of the surreal, goes lo-fi in documenting Dave Chappelle’s Block Party, featuring big-game hip-hop heavies as various as Erykah Badu, Big Daddy Kane, and the reunited Fugees. EXTRAS Exuberance abounds. A making-of trips from one just-happy-to-be-here participant to another (Badu to Gondry: ”I don’t understand anything you’re saying, but I’m with it”), and a doc following random invitees from Chappelle’s Ohio hometown (a marching band director describes the experience as ”living the caviar dreams”) is mainlined positivity.

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