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6/19/2005

 
"HIP-HOP COLONY" coming to the Houston Black Film Festival June 24th At 3:PM

"Hip Hop Colony" is a documentary detailing the art form of hip hop in Kenya, East Africa. It is an Exhibition of local talent, bringing alive this>new culture and the sub-culture within it. This documentary takes you on a visual journey that lets you experience Hip Hop in unfamiliar territory, and delicately reveals yet another aspect of the art that cannot be ignored.

(PRWEB) June 19, 2005 -- "Hip-Hop Colony" will be showing at the Houston Black Fiml festival:

JUNE 24TH at 3PM
Shrine of The Black Madonna Cultural Center
5309 Martin L. King Blvd
Houston , TX 77021
For tickets, call:Tel: 713-645-1071
or visit http://www.houstonblackfilmfestival.org

REVOLUTION BOULEVARD
Kenyan music artists emerging into the Hip Hop scene, was a surprise to many but has been a delight to all. There is a new generation of artists who love and live Hip Hop in Africa! Emerge Media Films, use 16 months of unblemished footage, and combine it with media and video skills that enable the artists themselves to tell this story and tell it well. This piece is Chock-a-block with exclusive interviews with Kenyas major hip hop players who explain just how explosive and far-reaching the industry is presently. Live concert footage and behind the scenes are captured that allow you to see and hear the passion within Kenyan artists.

As the cameras roll, it becomes clear why we need to shun any pre-conceived notions that may have been planted in our minds that Hip Hop is not a reality in the Third World. Issues explored include the struggles Kenyan artists face, ranging from exposure to royalties and copyright to fair airplay from the media.

This 1hr 40min documentary is a must see for those that truly love Hip Hop. The culture, the art, the music, the dance, the poetry and true creativity. B L E S S
GA freelance writer

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING
http://www.sfbayview.com/060805/hiphopcolony060805.shtml
http://music.eastbayexpress.com/Issues/2005-06-08/music/close2thaedge.html

Like the classic early-80s American films Wild Style and Style Wars , Hip Hop Colony is a historical document, capturing a fast-developing culture at a seminal moment in time.
Erick K. Arnold East Bay express

Kenya is not just about Lions, giraffes and fast running men,its also about Studios and Hip-Hop! Tedd Josiah - Music Producer

FOR MORE DETAILS PLEASE CALL 707-631-5255
http://www.hiphopcolony.com/newspost.php/screening.html
http://www.hiphopcolony.com/colonypromo

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HIP-HOP COLONY: African Hip hop feature film documentary produced & directed by Michael Wanguhu
http://www.hiphopcolony.com/colonypromo/

CONTACT INFORMATION
Ciiku Ndungu-case
EMERGE MEDIA FILMS
707-631-5255




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