Friday, September 23, 2005

Hip Hop in Education-RBTR Film Festival update

Hey my beautiful friends and family, I am currently working on my new documentary about Women in Spoken Word and finishing up the editing on my project about an amazing non-profit from Brazil that should be done in October.

Also the first documentary I worked on is going to be showing in some film festivals coming up so come out and support! (yeah this has been my heart and soul and also one of the main reasons I have been pretty know following dreams, taking back the media and tell the stories that need to be told... the only true path to happiness, doing what you love... I am testing out that theory while I max out the credit card)

Thanks always for all your love and support. Please pass this on to anyone who may be interested.

First off Reading Between the Rhymes will be shown this upcoming Tuesday at SFSU:

FilmFest 2005
Jack Adams Hall
Cesar Chavez Student Center 30th Anniversary Film Festival showcasing a variety of films by current and former SFSU students.

Tuesday September 27th 6:45 p.m.
"Reading Between the Rhymes" (2005)
Director: Keith Morikawa
Associate Producer: Maya Chinchilla
"Reading Between the Rhymes" is a documentary that explores the use of the hip hop culture in the classroom as a learning tool to engage and inspire youth. 27 min.

San Diego Asian Film Festival 2005
September 29 at 7:00 PM, UltraStar AZN/Cox Theatre 6
October 2 at 4:30 PM, Brickstones

H2Ed Hip Hop Education Summit 2005 (Bronx, NY)
November 5 at 1:15 PM, Bronx Museum of the Arts
(R.B.T.R. was based largely on last years H2Ed Summit. A mandatory event for all educators seeking alternative and creative ways to teach. You must register and obtain a summit pass prior to attending. for more info.)

H2O (Hip Hop Odyssey) International Film Festival
November 6-12, TBA
(New York's hottest Hip Hop event this fall and a world class event, promoting social awareness and youth empowerment through media)

Also, be sure to check out this months Edutopia Magazine from The George Lucas Educational Foundation. There's a meaty article, Hip Hop High, that focuses on, but of course, Hip Hop and education.


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