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Screening: Charlie Ahearn Hip-Hop Short Films

Sunday, August 14, 2011, 6–8 pm


Still from a Charlie Ahearn short

Charlie Ahearn, director of the now-classic hip-hop film Wild Style (1982) and documentary portrait Jamel Shabazz Street Photographer (2011), will present a selection of musical shorts created over the past five years. These works include collaborations with hip-hop pioneers such as Grandmaster Caz and young groups like Nine 11 Thesaurus and take the viewer on a musical ride to Berlin, Baltimore, Las Vegas, and across New York.

6 pm open seating
6:15 pm screening

Image: courtesy Jane Dickson


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