Thursday, March 25, 2010
UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF EGO TRIP
Curated with Andreas Vingaard
Public Enemy and LL Cool J Live In Europe
1987, 30 min.
Hip-Hop Gods Public Enemy and LL Cool J, live in Europe, at the height of their powers. Never before screened in the U.S.
Big Fun In The Big Town
Dir. Bram van Splunteren, 1986, 40 min.
Interviews and rare footage of Run-DMC with Jam Master Jay, Doug E. Fresh and the Get Fresh Crew, Biz Markie, Roxanne Shanté, Russell Simmons, the late, great Mr. Magic, Marley Marl, MC Shan, Grandmaster Flash, and the one and only Schoolly-D.
In attendance: Director Bram van Splunteren, Schoolly-D, and former Def Jam Records and Rush Productions Director of Publicity Bill Adler (who also makes a cameo in Big Fun) will be on hand after the screening to share their thoughts on hip-hop’s heyday.
343 Malcolm X Boulevard / Lenox Avenue (between 127th and 128th Streets)
Suggested Admission: $10 (unless otherwise noted). Box office opens 1 hour before show time.
Info: MAYSLES INSTITUTE