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The Furious Force of Rhymes Documentary Screening
February 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Join us as we screen The Furious Force of Rhymes with Director Joshua Atesh Litle, we will have a q & a session as well as hear the inspiration behind this fascinating documentary.
THE FURIOUS FORCE OF RHYMES
Originating from South Bronx, Rap music has found adherents in every country in the world. Traveling through four continents, the award-winning documentary is a fascinating look at Hip-Hop as trans-national protest music, with characters as diverse as old school Bronx B-Boys, East German skinheads, Israeli Jews, Palestinian activists, Afro-French immigrants, and West African feminists, all sharing a common musical language. Recognizing themselves in the oppression of U.S. Blacks, people everywhere have adapted the American street music to their own causes.