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From Beneath the Earth and Beyrouth Street: Hip Hop au Liban


From Beneath the Earth and Beyrouth Street: Hip Hop au Liban

Date: Wed, Mar 21, 2018 06:30PM
Price: Free

Tickets for this screening will be available at the Tickets Desk on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 5:30 pm on the day of the screening.

Our Music on Film series features a new screening each Wednesday evening — free for all to enjoy. Coinciding with our Listening to Art, Seeing Music experience, the series demonstrates the power of music and the arts to unite people across cultural, geographic, and political borders.

From Beneath the Earth

Sami Alalul, 2017, 21 min., PG

From Beneath the Earth highlights the struggles in life and art of five Palestinian musicians as they grapple with and attempt to transcend politics.

Beyrouth Street: Hip Hop au Liban

Salim Saab, 2017, 55 min., PG Presented in English, Arabic, and French with English subtitles.

Franco-Lebanese journalist, radio host, and rapper Salim Saab chronicles Beirut’s thriving hip-hop scene. Interviews, live footage, and cameos from past and present members of the movement capture the sounds of a city in flux as artists react to and embody their surroundings.

These screenings may contain mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised.


This event is part of our Music on Film series of events. View more events in the series:

When They Awake

Wednesday, January 31, 6:30 pm

Lute Electric

Wednesday, February 7, 6:30 pm

A Story of Sahel Sounds

Wednesday, February 14, 6:30 pm

The Piano in the Room

Wednesday, February 21, 6:30 pm

The Little Princes of Rajasthan

Wednesday, March 7, 6:30 pm

Village Rockstars

Wednesday, March 14, 6:30 pm

Yallah! Underground

Wednesday, March 28, 6:30 pm

The Band’s Visit

Wednesday, April 4, 6:30 pm


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