Through personal testimony and heated dialogue, hip hop fans and artists speak critically and candidly about an inner conflict, corporate control, and hopes for a music. This film was shot in 2003- 2007.
Original short was a student film titled “Reflections on Women of Color and Hip Hop” which screened at the Pan-African Film Festival in 2006.
About the Filmmaker
Rhode Island native Nuala Cabral is an educator, activist and award-winning filmmaker, who teaches media production and media literacy in high schools, colleges and community centers. While earning a Master’s degree in Media Studies and Production from Temple University, Nuala worked on several media literacy projects with Temple’s Media Education Lab and co-founded FAAN Mail in 2010. Obtaining an Art and Change Grant from the Leeway Foundation in 2011 enabled her and her sister Leana to launch Sisters Action Media, FAAN Mail’s first youth media initiative. In addition to her media interests, Nuala is a founding member of the Black Feminist Working Group and board member of Stop Street Harassment. In 2012, Women E-News honored Nuala with a Philadelphia Leadership Award.