ARTS Pick: Global Hip-Hop Film Series

The film series includes a discussion of founding groups, including The Sugar Hill Gang. The film series includes a discussion of founding groups, including The Sugar Hill Gang.

Hip-hop documentaries can give the street genre a bad rap, too often overlooking its positive influence. The five-part Global Hip-Hop Film Series covers everything from hip-hop’s growing influence on Turkish kids to the history of one of its founding groups, The Sugar Hill Gang, and features discussions with filmmakers and producers. Learn about the influence of hip-hop culture and how youth from countries all over the world shape their ideologies through its popularity and influence.

Through Friday 10/11. $3-8, times vary. Jefferson School African American Heritage Center, 420 Commerce St. 409-5424.

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