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80 Blocks from Tiffany's (1979)

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Depicts the daily life of gangs within the context of the South Bronx. Deals primarily with two African American and Puerto Rican gangs known as the "Savage Skulls" and the "Savage Nomads".

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Gary Weis

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Jon Bradshaw (story) (as Jon Bradshaw)
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Depicts the daily life of gangs within the context of the South Bronx. Deals primarily with two African American and Puerto Rican gangs known as the "Savage Skulls" and the "Savage Nomads".

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Where has this been all my life?????
12 March 2003 | by fierydrunkSee all my reviews

An amazing short documentary about Puerto Rican gangs (or "clubs" as they were known) in NYC's South Bronx in the late 1970's. An incredible time and place. Gary Weis ("Saturday Night Live") does an amazing job of letting everything speak for itself. Stunning.


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