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Rap & Hip-Hop Artists Straight Outta Hunters Point DVD
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Written by Robert ID1213   
Tuesday, 19 April 2005 06:04

Kevin Epps co-founder of the Hip-Hop Film Fest has announced that his award winning film "Straight Outta Hunters Point" is now out as an official DVD release. The film which has toured throughout the world from the Bronx to Brazil, Amsterdam to Albuquerque is now available off the Mastamind.com website and via retailers and throughout the world via Revolver USA Distribution .

"a gut-wrenching film, one that poses no easy solutions. " - David Fellerath, Indyweek.com

Straight Outta Hunters Point is a gripping portrait of a neglected urban neighborhood unraveling at the seams. The documentary film covers various topics from the underground Hip Hop scene and the impact of influential figures likehip-hop rap artists RBL Posse, JT The Bigga Figga, and others, to the horrific environmental situation, constant violence and a police presence intent on enforcing it’s dominance while bringing down the local dealers & entrepreneurs like Big Block Records.

"Straight Outta Hunters Point makes your jaw drop" - Jeffery Anderson, SF Examiner

CRe-released by massive popular demand after it's initial pressing in 2003 sold out, the long awaited re-mastered Straight Outta Hunters Point DVD is available. This is an entirely newly originated production that has been undertaken, with additional materials, music videos and trailers added to the the theatrical release. The film features a visceral 5.1 Surround Mix and brings to your living room the raw gehtto verite'' flimmaking style that made this documentary such an award winning indie sensation.

"straight Outta Hunters Point is an important film... maybe the most important documentary that will shown in the Bay Area this year" - Bruce Newman, SJ Mercury News

A seperate soundtrack CD is available featuring tracks from current Guerilla Funk recording artist T-Kash of The Coup, as well as RBL Posse, Mac Mall, Hectic, Kev Kelley, Frank Nitty, Killa Tay, UDI and a dozen more top Bay Area rappers.

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Directed By Kevin Epps, the 33-year-old first-time director and one-time street hustler, has become a role model for future independent filmmakers from the hood. He has studied film at San Francisco State University and the Film Arts Foundation. In 2002 he co-founded The Hip Hop Film Fest, a traveling festival of films and videos dealing with hip hop music and culture. He won The California New Media Award for Best Documentarian in 2003, as well as awards at SF Black Film Festival, Woodstock & Santa Fe Film Fests. He is currently at work on new features including Black Rock, Rap Dreams, and Freedom Is A Constant Struggle.

 
Rap & Hip-Hop Artists Straight Outta Hunters Point DVD

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