"The Revolution Will Not Be Televised." The Godfather Of Rap. Who Is Gil Scott Heron? /Film And Tribute Performance

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"The Revolution Will Not Be Televised." The Godfather Of Rap.  Who Is Gil Scott Heron? /Film And Tribute Performance
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KBOO Community Radio says
KBOO and the Clinton Street Theater present:
Who Is Gil Scott Heron?

Spoken word artist, "godfather of rap," bluesologist, poet, crime novelist, author of the Black Movement anthem: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised. "The revolution will not go better with Coke. The revolution will not make you look five pounds thinner. The revolution will not be televised..."

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=QnJFhuOWgXg

This event will be emceed by KBOO's Patricia Welch, a member of the host collective of KBOO's Black Book Talk.

There will be a very special spoken word tribute performance with author, activist and teacher Renee Mitchell and amazing youth poets before the screening of this significant documentary. Poet/emcees John Slaughter and Mic Crenshaw will also perform, and rap artist Glenn Waco may pop in for a song or two, also.

Here is a quick-run of the pre-film performance:

Patricia Welch hosts-
Renee Mitchell
Adam
Sekai
WWDC (theme song)
Micah
Alexis
Baqi
Swiggle-Mandela
WWDC (Love +truth)
John Slaughter
Mic Crenshaw

Who Is Gil Scott-Heron? is a film by BAFTA nominated film makers Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard. Seeking to answer the question in the title, Who Is Gil Scott-Heron? is a portrait seen through the eyes of those who loved Gil, his friends, his family, and his fellow musicians.

https://www.facebook.com/events/960583994005153/

All attending the theatrical screenings receive a free download card to go on the XL Recordings website and download Gil Scott-Heron’s last record ‘Nothing New’ for free!

Suggested donation: $7-10, with no one turned away for lack of funds. This film is the first of a monthly jazz series, "We REEL Cool" sponsored by KBOO Community Radio and The Clinton Street Theater.
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