‘Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes,’ isÂ an acclaimed documentary directed by film-maker Byron Hurt. It features interviewsÂ withÂ Fat Joe, Mos Def, and industry giant Russell Simmons, giving insight into the rap industry. The film highlights gender roles in hip-hop, as well as issues of masculinity, violence, and homophobia.
TravisÂ Corpening, Director of the Minority MaleÂ Mentoring initiative at CFCC, willÂ moderate a discussion after the film. Both showings are free and open to the public.
Future films in the series will be announced in the coming months.