Previously at the ICA - Films

Art of 16 Bars + Funk Hunt

9 Sep 2006

The Art of 16 Bars is the blueprint for the art form as well as a journey into the mind of the MC; where they came from, what inspired them, how they navigated their way to the top.

Featuring interviews with Legendary MC's, Kanye West, Rakim, Jay-Z, KRS-One, Nas, Slick Rick, Q-Tip, Method Man, Common, Russell Simmons, Talib Kweli, 50 Cent, Redman, Jadakiss, Twista, Guru, Raekwon, MC Lyte, and Kool Moe Dee among others.

Screening followed by Q & A with Mona Ibrahim from Hip-Hop Association

Plus Funk Hunt A short film about the journey of an abandoned funk record that ventures through many unexpected hands to become a Hip-Hop hit.

The Art of 16 Bars
USA 2005 Dir Peter Spirer
82 mins.

Funk Hunt
USA Dir Romain Gavras
13 mins.

Presented in collaboration with The Hip-Hop Association.

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