27 March: Seizing the Screen – all female hip-hop film screening
Helen G // 20 March 2011
Seizing the Screen is an all female hip-hop film screening to take place in London especially for Women’s History Month in March. We welcome an audience of all ages, genders, shapes and sizes and everything in between to experience the roles of women in hip-hop internationally.
Films on the Night:
- …Redder than Red
UK|2005| Dir: Martha Cooper & Nika Kramer| 17 mins
- Not Bad For A Girl
AUS|2007|Dir: Jo| 12.30 min
- Counting Headz
SA|2007| Dir: Erin Offer| 48 mins
- Keep Hanging on to our Dreams
FR|2005|Dir: Keira Maameri| 45 mins
Discussion: When will women be seen as artists and not women in hip-hop and and is that achievable?
- Jee Nice – Editor & Founder of AnAttitude, the world’s only female hip-hop magazine
- Diss Miss – DJ(ane) and Founder of DUTTY Girls, an all female hip-hop collective based in Bristol and organiser of many female hip-hop nights SouthWest of England.
- Claire – Graffiti Artist of 10 years and co-ordinater of ‘Girls on Top’ exhibition the UK’s only all female graffiti exhibition and was feautred in ‘Graffiti Woman’ by Nicholas Ganz.
- Kay Young – An artist/producer from London , with an eclectic taste in music from Pink Floyd to Marvin Gaye, she is set to release her EP ‘The Smell of Winter’ on 28.02.2011.
- Keira Maameri – The director of Keep Hanging on to our Dreams
- Sarah Sayeed – An Mc/Soul inspired singer from London via Manchester and founder of Sister Elementz a record label.
27 March – Seizing the Screen, Juno Bar, 134 Shoreditch High Street, E1 6JE – from 18:30 to midnight
Closest tube/National Rail: Old St/Liverpool St
Overground: Shoreditch High St/Hoxton
Buses: 8, 26,35,47,48,70,100,135,149,388 (Shoreditch High St)
For details on how to get tickets etc go to http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/event.php?eid=187677447912004