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Bronx Rising! February: Ghana in the Bronx: Civil Rights Inspiration, Musical Innovation, and Recent Immigration
February 21, 2015 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Ghana in the Bronx: Civil Rights Inspiration, Musical Innovation, and Recent Immigration
7pm Screening | Living the Hiplife, Dir. by Jesse Weaver Shipley (61min | NR)
8:30pm Music & Dance | K5! Azonto Dancers
In honor of Black History Month, join us for a celebration examining the connection between the Civil Rights movement in the United States and the African country of Ghana. Enjoy a screening of Living the Hiplife, “a musical portrait of street life in urban West Africa” (Third World Newsreel), followed by a feet-moving performance from K5!–it will be impossible not to dance!
Ghanaian food will be for sale and Ghanaian artists will have their artwork for sale.
In partnership with Victory Entertainment International.
Curated by Elena Martínez and Bobby Sanabria
In partnership with the Bronx Music Heritage Center
Free and open to the public.