Mar
27

Bad Rap: Film Screening and Conversation with Salima Koroma

Time

4:00pm  — 5:45pm

Location

Fort Awesome
Identity in Music.  Co-hosted with Office of Community Engagement

Join us for a film screening of Bad Rap and a conversation with director, co-producer, and editor Salima Koroma. Bad Rap is a documentary that follows the lives and careers of four Asian-American rappers trying to break into a world that often treats them as outsiders. Sharing dynamic live performance footage and revealing interviews, these artists make the most skeptical critics into believers.

SPEAKER: Salima Koroma moved to New York from Los Angeles in 2012 where, along with some of her girlfriends, she developed, wrote, and directed a web series called Mea Culpa, about the absurdity of life as a girl. She was a writer for several Hip Hop publications and a video producer at Time Magazine. Her feature documentary, Bad Rap, about Asian American rappers, premiered at Tribeca Film Festival in 2016.

 

Film website: http://www.badrapfilm.com/about

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNjbnQmb6vE

Time length of film: 1 hour 22 minutes

Registration for this event is now closed.

Contact

ceg.multicultural.center@purchase.edu