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Films at CAAM: Black Music Month: "Beats, Rhymes and the Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest"

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Films at CAAM: Black Music Month: "Beats, Rhymes and the Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest"

600 State Drive
Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037
June 14th, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:40 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Screening
WEBSITE:  
http://www.caamuseum.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
downtown/east la
PHONE:  
213-744-7432
OPEN HOURS:  
Tues-Sat 10-5; Sun 11-5
TAGS:  
documentary, film, screening
COST:  
Free and open to the public. RSVP’s are preferred at (213) 744-2024.

DESCRIPTION

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.