FILM + DISCUSSION
THE E-SERIES is a year long film and discussion initiative designed to stimulate conversations about four issues that are particularly relevant to the Birmingham metro area today
Economics (January-March) Environment (April-June) Equality (July-September)
- Education (October-December)
Hosted at Red Mountain Theatre Company Cabaret space in the Kress Building, 301 19th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203.
*FREE PARKING* in the Park Rite deck, adjacent to the Kress Bldg, corner of 19th St. & 4th Ave N
*FREE FOOD* donated by our friends at Rojo Birmingham!
• 5:00pm-6:00pm: Networking and Refreshments by Rojo
• 6:00pm-7:00pm: Film Screening
Tuesday, November 18 – The Hip Hop Fellow
The Hip-Hop Fellow is a 78-minute documentary following Grammy Award winning producer 9th Wonder’s tenure at Harvard University as he teaches ‘The Standards of Hip-Hop’ course, conducts research for his thesis and explores hip-hop’s history, culture and role in academia.
The film centers on the emerging significance of incorporating hip-hop studies into academic curriculum and spotlights the scholars and musicians at the forefront of preserving 40 years of hip-hop culture.
Interviewees include Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Kendrick Lamar, Young Guru, Dr. Mark Anthony Neal, Phonte, Dr. Marcyliena Morgan, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Ab-Soul, Rapper Big Pooh and DJ Premier.