The Savages "THE SAVAGES is a documentary shot in 1967 in Venice, California, in the African-American ghetto there appropriately named "Ghost Town". The approach is part lyrical, part cinema verite. The film essays an analysis of why so many ghetto youth fail in this society, but in the voices of the young people themselves and their friends. The entire voice track is taken from interviews and presented without comment by the filmmaker. For jobless young black men in the sixties..."