09 October 2012

Fixin to Die : The Art of the Drug Educational Film 1969

A Day in the Death of Donny B is a 1969 American short docudrama written and directed by Carl Fick and shot in cinéma-vérité style.This anti-drug public service film was made for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The film follows its protagonist, Donny B, as he stumbles through the bleak and beautiful streets of Harlem, committing petty crimes in a strikingly sturdy pair of metal aviators.  Soundtrack is hauntingly cool, enjoy: