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Street pimps, all of them African-American, discuss their lives and work: getting started, being flamboyant, pimping in various U.S. cities, bringing a woman into their group, taking a woman from another pimp, and the rules and regulations of pimping. The men are clear: it's about money. The women work every night, hustle hard, turn over all their earnings, and steal anything they can from clients. We meet a few of the women, who tell us what they want from a pimp. We also listen to a women who's legally employed at a Nevada brothel; we meet her White boss, a legal pimp. He and the street pimps, some of whom are now retired, make the case for legalizing the trade. Written by
Saw this at SXSW this year. Pretty interesting, but unfortunately is territory already covered by HBO films with their piece titled 'Pimps Up Hos Down'. Well done, but not any more insightful than the HBO movie. Perhaps a little more coverage of the history and lots of old pimp scrapbook photos showing them with their cars, girls, and clothes. Definitely worth seeing if you missed PUHD.
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