Permanent Black Man
Cosmic Slop (1994)
A three-part anthology combining fantasy and topical social issues.
In "Space Traders," aliens offer solutions to the United States' problems in exchange for all African-Americans. The country has five days to decide.
In "The First Commandment," a young Catholic priest is torn between church doctrine and his congregation, which believes that the statue of a saint is both a Catholic and Afro-Cuban deity. His faith is tested when the statue comes to life and performs miracles.
In "Tang," a woman living with an abusive boyfriend receives a package containing a gun and instructions for the "revolution." The revolution then begins at home.
Hosted by George Clinton. Directed by Reginald Hudlin. 87 mins