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Sunday December 30 2012
08:00 PM

Cinema Night: 'Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes' (2006) - 56mins. Dir. Byron Hurt @solidaritybooks

category cork | arts and media | event notice author Friday November 30, 2012 15:19author by Ericauthor email solidaritybooks at gmail dot comauthor address Solidarity Books, 43 Douglas Street, Opposite Fionn Barras, Cork City Report this post to the editors

Join us in Solidarity Books, next Wednesday 5th December 8pm for a showing of the powerful documentary Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes' (2006) - 56mins. Dir. Byron Hurt

Film description follows :


"Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes' (2006) - 56mins. Dir. Byron Hurt

Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes provides a riveting examination of manhood, sexism, and homophobia in hip-hop culture. Director Byron Hurt, former star college quarterback, longtime hip-hop fan, and gender violence prevention educator, conceived the documentary as a "loving critique" of a number of disturbing trends in the world of rap music. He pays tribute to hip-hop while challenging the rap music industry to take responsibility for glamorizing destructive, deeply conservative stereotypes of manhood. The documentary features revealing interviews about masculinity and sexism with rappers such as Mos Def, Fat Joe, Chuck D, Jadakiss, and Busta Rhymes, hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, and cultural commentators such as Michael Eric Dyson and Beverly Guy-Shetfall. Critically acclaimed for its fearless engagement with issues of race, gender violence, and the corporate exploitation of youth culture."

Start time is 8pm.

All welcome, entry is Free and donations are appreciated.

related links:

Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yR0nj7em-1s

Related Link: http://www.solidaritybooks.org/events/cinema-night-hip-...hymes
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