1040 Lounge: Film Screening of American Beatboxer
Friday, December 12, 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Join us for a screening of American Beatboxer, followed by a Q&A with Director Manauvaskar Kublall and Executive Producer Chesney Snow, moderated by Producer Rich McKeown. Don’t miss a beatboxing demonstration by the Drama Desk award-winning Chesney Snow and friends, accompanied by violinist Judy Kang!

 

Directed by Manauvaskar Kublall and produced by Richard McKeown, this award-winning documentary, which was recently inducted into the Harvard Hip Hop Archive, chronicles the evolution of beatboxing alongside the final day of the July 2010 competition to crown the first American Beatboxing Champion.

 

Free admission and bar sponsored by Bronx Brewery and Cuba Libre

Location: North Wing Lobby

 

 

The art of beatboxing is vocal percussion: producing drum sounds and beat patterns using the lips, tongue, mouth, throat, and voice. American Beatboxer depicts the first-ever American Beatbox Championship held in July 2010 in Brooklyn. Beatboxers and beatbox fans from all over the world converged to witness and participate in this historic event. Directed by Manauvaskar Kublall and produced by Richard McKeown, this award-winning documentary chronicles the evolution of beatboxing alongside the final day of the competition to crown the first American Beatboxing Champion.

 

 

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Public Programs at The Bronx Museum of the Arts are made possible by Mertz Gilmore Foundation;  The New York Community Trust; the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; and The David Rockefeller Fund. Beer has been provided by Bronx Brewery. 
         
        
   

 

 

 

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