Filmmaker Byron Hurt takes and in-depth look at manhood, sexism and homophobia in rap music and hip-hop culture in this riveting documentary. 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 and hip-hop events throughout the country. The result is an engaging, important inside look at one of the most influential art forms of our time.
Thursday, April 29, 2010
7:00 film showing
8:30 community discussion
Wildwood Auditorium, 301 Wildwood Ave., Piedmont, CA (street parking)
For more information and directions to Wildwood Auditorium, contact Julie Chang: Julie@diversityfilmseries.org. Click here for more information about the film; click here for more information about the diversity film series; click here for more information about Piedmont’s Appreciating Diversity Committee.