Vancouver movies tip sheet: Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song, Free Solo, and Pin Cushion

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      Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song

      From 1971 and newly restored, the “first truly revolutionary Black film” (according to Huey P. Newton) comes to the Cinematheque for four nights, starting Friday (February 15).

      Free Solo

      Alex Honnold scales Yosemite National Park’s El Capitan without a rope in this Oscar-nominated documentary, getting two screenings at the Rio Theatre on Saturday and Monday (February 16 and 18).

      Pin Cushion

      Bullied by the locals, an eccentric mother and daughter retreat from reality in Deborah Haywood’s acclaimed U.K. feature, getting its Vancouver premiere at the Cinematheque on Wednesday (February 20).