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9/7/2003 6:44:07 PM
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HIP-HOP DOCUMENTARY SOUNDZ OF SPIRIT WILL DEBUT AT URBAN WORLD FILM FESTIVAL
September 5, 2003—New York, NY—Berkeley based JOG9 Productions and HBO’s Urban World Film Festival invites you to east coast premiere of the new 60 minute cut of the hip-hop documentary, Soundz of Spirit. Screening dates are Thursday, September 18th at 12:30pm and Saturday September 20th at 7:00 pm. Both shows will be held at the Magic Johnson Theatre in Harlem on 2309 Frederick Douglas Blvd (at 125th street).
And please join the film’s director, Joslyn Rose Lyons, and special guests at an after party on Saturday, September 20th, at 11:30pm at Center Stage at 48 West 21st Street (b/w 5th & 6th, 4th Floor) Special Guest Live Performances, DJ's, & full bar.
Later in the month, the west coast premiere of Soundz of Spirit will be held at the LA International Independent Film and Video Festival on Wednesday, September 24th at 9 pm at the Laemmle Theater at 7907 Beverly Blvd. (corner of Fairfax) in West Hollywood. An after party hosted by JOG9 and the LA IFVF --with special guests and DJS-- will be held afterwards, details to come.
Unlike any other hip-hop documentary to date, Soundz of Spirit is a riveting feature-length film that explores the relationship between the creative process and spirituality in hip-hop culture. Both revealing and inspiring, Soundz of Spirit features powerful performances and in-depth interviews with a diverse group of hip-hop artists, including MCs, DJs, poets, producers, and dancers.
Featured in the film are Andre 3000 (Outkast), KRS-One, Talib Kweli, Blackalicious, Jurassic 5, Dilated Peoples, The Last Poets, Aceyalone, DJ Q-Bert, Living Legends, Saul Williams, Shock G, Del the Funky Homosapien, Mystic, Zion I, and many more.
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