sounds of a new hope outdoor screening/concert, august 27

If you're in Los Angeles, here's a really cool outdoor screening happening this week, presented by the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center and Visual Communications: Sounds of a New Hope, a documentary on the life and music of hip hop emcee Kiwi, and the Philippine struggle for freedom. It's happening Friday, August 27 on the JACCC Plaza in Little Tokyo. Here are some details:
Sounds of a New Hope LIVE REMIX Concert

Friday | August 27th | 7PM
JACCC Plaza, Little Tokyo
244 S. San Pedro Street Los Angeles, CA

Live Video Remix of SOUNDS OF A NEW HOPE, a documentary film on hip-hop and the Philippine struggle for freedom. The film will be re-mixed and re-edited LIVE on two turntables (using video DJ technology) with new, never-before-seen scenes.

The evening will feature a FREE outdoor screening & concert in beautiful Downtown LA, with live music performances that are integrated into the film.

Performing live:
Power Struggle
Krystle Tugadi
Shining Sons
Vicoy Bagongsigaw
Menchie Caliboso
I caught the film a couple of years back, and it's a great portrait of an talented artist and activist finding his roots and trying to give back to his community. Great film, plus a concert. And best of all, the whole damn thing is free. Cool way to spend a summer night. For more event info, go to the JACCC website here. For more information on Kiwi, go to his website here.

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