Special DC Screening: Hip Hop Beyond Beats and Rhymes

Starting Date: 02-01-2007
Starting Time: 7:00pm

Donald W. Reynolds Center
Washington, District Of Columbia
United States
# Special DC Screening “Hip Hop Beyond Beats and Rhymes”- The National Portrait Gallery and The Independent Television Service present a special screening of “Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes.” The film takes an in-depth look at manhood in rap music and hip hop culture- where creative genius, poetic beauty, and mad beats collide with misogyny, violence, and homophobia. Thursday, February 1st at Donald W. Reynolds Center, Washington D.C. 7:00 to 10:00pm. The introductory remarks will be given by Patricia Harrison, President and CEP of the Corporation of Public Broadcasting. The film will also be followed by a panel discussion featuring the filmmaker Byron Hurt and Natalie Y. Moore and Natalie and Hopkinson, authors of Deconstructing Tyrone: A New Look at Black Masculinity in the Hip-Hop Generation. Admission is free, but reservations are required. RSVP to rsvp@itvs.org or 202-879-9656. Co-sponsored by Campus Progress, National Portrait Gallery Smithsonian Institution, National Endowment for the Arts, and Independent Television Series.
Geographical Scope: Local

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