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FILM/Documentary/Music/HipHop — Hip-Hop Doc Series ‘Made You Look’ Returns to Museum of the Moving Image #NYC

We are pleased to share with you that MoMI’s hip-hop documentary film series, Made You Look, is set to return and kicks off TOMORROW with Esto Es Lo Que Hay (This Is What It Is)!

Made You Look 2016 features powerful documentaries that examine hip-hop’s evolution from the streets of 1970s New York to the present day.

Up first is Esto Es Lo Que Hay (This Is What It Is), a portrait of Cuba’s leading hip-hop band, Los Aldeanos, which also captures the country’s complexity and contradictions.

In February we follow two friends who became hip-hop legends by breaking rap artists like Biggie Smalls, Nas, and Jay Z in Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives. 

Next up, in March, we see the award-wining Sister Fa use hip-hop to fight against female genital cutting in her native Senegal.

In April, we trace Grammy winning producer 9th Wonder’s tenure at Harvard where he studies hip-hop as a strategy used by working class black and brown making art of the everyday.

Finally, in May, we follow spoken word artist Donté Clark as he prepares an adaptation of Romeo and Juliet based on this violent conflicts in his Richmond, California neighborhood in Romeo is Bleeding. Each film will be followed by a discussion featuring the filmmakers.

Check movingimage.us/madeyoulook for complete details as the series continues to develop.

HipHopFan gets a 20% discount on all films. See you TOMORROW for Esto Es Lo Que Hay (This Is What It Is).

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