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Documentary film about Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes
Date Thursday April 29
Time 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location Details
Wildwood School Auditorium
301 Wildwood Ave.
Piedmont, CA 94611

Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorJulie
Emailjulie [at] diversityfilmseries.org
Phone510-835-9227
Hip-hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes

DIRECTED AND PRODUCED BY Byron Hurt

Filmmaker Byron Hurt Takes In-Depth Look at Manhood, Sexism and Homophobia in Rap Music and Hip-Hop Culture. Featuring interviews With Mos Def, Chuck D, Busta Rhymes and Russell Simmons. "Hip Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes" also reveals the complex intersection of culture, commerce and gender through on-the-street interviews with aspiring rappers and fans at hip-hop events throughout the country. The result is an important, engaging, inside look at one of the most influential art forms of our time.
Join us for this riveting documentary!

Thurs, April 29
6:30 Reception
7:00 Film Showing
8:30 Community Discussion

Wildwood Auditorium
301 Wildwood Ave.
Piedmont, CA 94611
(street parking)

The Appreciating Diversity Film Series is sponsored by the Piedmont Appreciating Diversity Committee, the Piedmont League of Women Voters, and DiversityWorks

For more information and directions to Wildwood Auditorium, contact Julie Chang:
Julie [at] diversityfilmseries.org or (510) 835-9227

About the film: http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/hiphop/film.htm and diversityfilmseries.
Added to the calendar on Sunday Apr 18th, 2010 8:02 PM
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