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We Rock Long Distance: Screening & Discussion with Justin Schell. May 7, 2015

May 7, 2015IASEvents0

We Rock Long Distance

Thursday, May 7 at 7:30 pm
Best Buy Theater, Northrop

A free screening and discussion with director Justin Schell

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Come celebrate the end of the semester with a free screening of Justin Schell’s We Rock Long Distance. Justin is a CSDS graduate whose dissertation examined transnational hip-hop. He will also discuss the development and production of his film after the screening. We Rock Long Distance weaves together the sounds and stories of three Twin Cities hip-hop artists – M.anifest, Maria Isa, and Tou SaiKo Lee – as they journey home to Ghana, Puerto Rico, and Thailand to create unique and unexpected connections across generation and geography.

Sponsored by the IAS Rethinking Visual Media Studies Collaborative and the Moving Image Studies Graduate Group.

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