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"Musically Speaking:" free screening of 'I Want My Name Back' - New Orleans premiere screening

DATE
Mon, Mar 17, 2014
TIME
7:00pm - 8:30pm

This new documentary highlights the rise, fall, and rise again of original members of The Sugarhill Gang, Wonder Mike (Michael Wright) and Master Gee (Guy O'Brien). The Sugarhill Gang recorded the first ever platinum rap album and rap song and are credited with introducing hip hop to the world more than thirty years ago with the hit "Rapper's Delight." Follow The Sugarhill Gang through its chance beginnings in New Jersey, its ascent to fame, and the subsequent struggles as they fight the legal system which stripped them of their identities and rightful legacies. (2011, 85 min.)

MUSICALLY SPEAKING is a series of music-themed movie and documentary screenings, curated/hosted by DJ Soul Sister, & co-presented monthly by Soul Sister, Charitable Film Network, & WWOZ FM. Free admission. Info: mail@charitablefilmnetwork.org

LOCATION

Gasa Gasa
4920 Freret St.
New Orleans, LA 70118
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