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Hip Hop Film Fest - Day 1 - youth fundraiser @ Roxie
Date Monday June 23
Time 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location Details
Roxie Cinema 3117 16th St near Valencia
Event Type Screening
Organizer/Authortruth
Kevin Epps and the crew organizing the Hip Hop Film Fest, is featuring an updated slate of unique indie flix celebrating Hip Hop and it's cultural impact. They are coming through the SF Bay Area twice this summer...including 3 days next week June 23-25 at the Roxie Cinema in S.F The event will be a fundraiser for the financially strapped local organization operated by the late "Aunt Bea" Midleton. The Hunters Point Community Youth Park Foundation, has been an institution many poor urban youth rely upon for recreational opportunities, and even meals. Kevin Epps of the award winning doc "Straight Outta Hunters Point", was deeply affected by the loss of Aunt Bea and hopes to raise funds to continue her vital programs. Kevin will be offereing signed S.O.H.P DVDs and a three day all film fest pass to any one who makes a $50 donation online. Straight Outta Hunters Point, a gripping ghetto portrait will screen twice once on Monday 6/23 6:00 p.m again on Wed 6/25 8:00 p.m Visit the website http://www.HipHopFilmFest.com to donate, read up on the event, learn about the flix etc. other flix to screen besides S.O.H.P include: Mon 7:45 p.m Resistencia: Hip Hop In Columbia see the realities of South American Hip Hop far from the U.S "bling bling". This new doc by Tom Feiling reveals a world of local crews, caught between the "left wing" guerrilas and "right wing" paramilitaries all involved in the civil war and violent Cocaine trade... Mon 9:00 p.m Battlesounds John Carluccio's deep homemade predecessor to "Scratch", is a DJ scene doc that profiles the O.G turntablists... more flix show on Tuesday & Wednesday the HHFF crew as more events and fundraisers that they'll be part of this year. stay updated by joining our regular mailing list at our wbsite http://www.hiphopfilmfest.com A similar event will occur in Oakland July 14-17 at The Black Box. We have plans to hit points beyond the Bay including Europe in November. If you'd like a Hip Hop Film Fest in your hood... please get in touch!
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Feb 3rd, 2004 10:24 AM

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