FILM + DISCUSSION
THE SCREENTALK SERIES is a year long film and discussion initiative designed to stimulate conversation.
Hosted at Carrigan’s (upstairs event space, full menu and bar service) 2430 Morris Ave, Birmingham, AL 35203.
*FREE PARKING* in the adjacent parking lot.
- 6:00pm: Doors
- 7:00pm: Film Screening with panel immediately following
Tuesday, April 21: The Hip Hop Fellow
The Hip-Hop Fellow is a 78 minute documentary which follows 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 the academy 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 & DJ Premier.