CAAM offers mostly first run, thematically linked, award winning and critically acclaimed documentary films during the months of April, June, August, and November. A wide variety of films are presented with the opportunity for audience reflection after each film. Films @ CAAM series represent an eclectic span of topics including politics, music, education, art, history and sports, expounding upon rich and sometimes controversial themes. Films @ CAAM series are on Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m.
"Beats, Rhymes and the Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest"
(98 mins., 2011) Michael Rappaport, Director
One of the most influential and ground-breaking groups in music history, regarded as iconic pioneers of hip hop, the film chronicles the past, present and their uncertain future. The film features interviews with Kanye West, Mos Def, De La Soul and Common, among others. RSVP (213) 744-2024.