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Technology and Hip-Hop Culture Converge at Sundance Film Festival

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WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE This year’s Sundance Film Festival was a hotbed of great new films from around the world as well as a chance for new and experienced filmmakers to showcase their art. This year, technology played a major role in the festival from an underwater VR experience to several explosive documentaries that focused on […]

Exclusive: Ron Howard Talks His ‘Rebuilding Paradise’ Documentary

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WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE In the fall of 2018, the Camp fire wreaked havoc on the Northern California town of Paradise, destroying more than 14,000 homes, ending 85 lives, displacing tens of thousands of residents, and earning its place in history as the most destructive wildfire in California history. The fire served as a political flashpoint, […]

Blackhouse Announces Star-Studded Sundance Events

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WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE As Sundance Film Festival prepares to kick off this weekend, stars, celebrities, artists, and filmmakers are descending upon snowy Park City to showcase some of this year’s most highly-anticipated films, works of art, and special events. At the heart of the festival is the iconic Blackhouse, put on by The Blackhouse Foundation, […]

Sundance 2020’s Diverse Lineup Promises Something for Everyone

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WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE With less than three weeks to go until the first day of the 2020 Sundance Film festival, organizers are revealing details about this year’s film, music, and panel lineup as well as special events that promise to showcase what’s next in movies, television, and cultural influence. The iconic festival, which takes place […]

Sundance Film Festival Showcases Record Number of Women and Minority Filmmakers

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WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE As Sundance wraps up its final week of movie premieres, events, lounges, and exhibits, many in the entertainment industry will leave Park City with a newfound sense of fame and in all likelihood, greater opportunities for future career endeavors. For the first time in the festival’s history, a record number of participants […]

‘Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men’ is a Hip-Hop Culture Classic

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WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE In 1937, John Steinbeck published Of Mice and Men, a novella about two men searching for an opportunity during the Great Depression and ultimately growing and finding themselves along the way. Despite the controversy surrounding the book (namely language and other adult themes), Of Mice and Men went on to become a […]

Can’t Be Stopped: A Riveting Fusion of Art, Hip-Hop, and Culture

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WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE Words By Zoe Zorka As the legendary Sundance Film Festival draws to a close, the spotlight has been on some of the best documentaries of the year. Yet few capture the true essence of a generation as well as Can’t Be Stopped, one of this year’s major indie documentary breakouts that seamlessly […]

The Source Exclusive: Rakim On 30 Years In Hip-Hop & Being The God MC

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WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE Words By Zoe Zorka Over the past four decades, hip-hop has risen from an obscure genre to a dominating force of western culture. The Source was lucky enough to sit down with the original God-MC, hip-hop legend Rakim, following a recent show at Urban Lounge in Salt Lake City in conjunction with […]

Sundance 2018: The Stuff Worth Doing

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WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE Words By Zoe Zorka Ever since moving to Utah three years ago, people have asked me three things: Do you snowboard year-round? How many wives do most people have? What’s Sundance like? In response: No, it’s hotter than Satan’s armpit in the summer. I’d say about .75 wives- Utah chicks are hella skinny. […]

Nate Parker Births a Fellowship for Young Filmmakers

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WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE To make one of the most anticipated films of this year, Nate Parker received financial and and industry support from the Sundance institute. With his work now finished, the multitalented man behind Birth of a Nation will pass the torch to one lucky filmmaker of color, reports the Hollywood Reporter. Before Parker’s creation […]

Checkout The Soundtrack List For Nas’ New Movie ‘The Land’

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WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE After its debut at Sundance in February, The Land is finally set to hit theaters and On Demand on July 29. As exciting as this Nas produced film has us, the soundtrack may have us a little bit more excited than the movie itself. Last month we heard French Montana’s song “Figure […]

Hip Hop Drama ‘The Get Down’ Casts Its Lead

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WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE Baz Luhrmann’s new Hip Hop based flick has decided on its leading and supporting cast Netflix has recently announced that the Baz Luhrmann series about four “rag tag teenagers” from the Bronx based in the late 70s titled The Get Down has announced who will be the starring in the highly anticipated […]