Monday, August 30, 2010

Documentary: Rubble Kings (Trailer)

My man Andy, whose a photographer and designer out in LA, put me on to this. It looks to be a pretty well- done documentary about New York City from 1968 to 1975, when gangs ruled heavy and Hip-Hop was born. There's a brief description down below. Feels like it could be a gem.

From 1968 to 1975, gangs ruled New York City. Beyond the idealistic hopes of the civil rights
movement lay a unfocused rage. Neither law enforcement nor social agency could end
the escalating bloodshed. Peace came only through the most unlikely and courageous of events that would change the world for generations to come by giving birth to hip-hop culture. Rubble Kings, the most comprehensive documentation of life during this era of gang rule to date, tells the story of how a few extraordinary, forgotten people did the impossible, and how their actions impacted the world over.  

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