BTFC Movie Night: Roxanne Roxanne & Talk Back
Join the BTFC for an advanced screening of Netflix’s new film, Roxanne Roxanne.
Panel Discussion: The Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music and the NYU Production Lab are offering a special screening of the new Netflix Film “Roxanne Roxanne,” followed by a Q&A featuring Mimi Valdés (Pharrell’s Creative Director) and writer/director, Michael Larnell, with other special guests. RSVP through EVENTBRITE.
Synopsis: In the early 1980s, the most feared battle MC in Queens, New York, was a fierce teenage girl with the weight of the world on her shoulders. At theage of 14, Lolita “Roxanne Shanté” Gooden was well on her way to becoming a hip-hop legend as she hustled to provide for her family while defending herself from the dangers of the streets of the Queensbridge Projects in NYC.