2019 LHAAFF 3 - On the Beat
8:00 - 10:30 pm
The Birth of Afrobeat Opiyo Okeyo 7:00 2018
African music pioneer, Fela Kuti once said, 'Without Tony Allen, there would be no Afrobeat. `` In this hybrid live-action/animated short, filmmaker Opiyo Okeyo documents drum legend Tony Allen as he recounts his contribution to the birth of Africa's most exported music genre--Afrobeat.
Wheels Paul Starkman 1:20:00 2018
Wheels is a coming of age story about Max, a 19 year old from Brooklyn who wants to be a well known DJ. He has been the sole provider for his sick grandmother, DJing parties for Oscar, a neighborhood shark. Things shift when Max's brother Terry returns home after three years in prison, forcing Max to reconcile their relationship. Max gets close to Liza, the manager of a dance studio who inspires him with her work ethic and determination. Max finds himself at a crossroads between family obligation, the streets, and pursuing his dream.
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute (LHPAI) (View)
104 17th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98144
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