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Hip Hop on Film: Performance Culture, Urban Space, and Genre Transformation in the 1980s

Kimberly Monteyne

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039225
eISBN:
9781621039990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039225.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Early hip hop film musicals have either been expunged from cinema history or excoriated in brief passages by critics and other writers. Hip Hop on Film reclaims and reexamines productions such as ... More


Flashdance: Breaking, Ballet, and the Representation of Race and Gender

Kimberley Monteyne

in Hip Hop on Film: Performance Culture, Urban Space, and Genre Transformation in the 1980s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039225
eISBN:
9781621039990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039225.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The last chapter focuses on breakdance—an inner-city dance practice originating in the 1970s that was an integral part of hip hop culture—in both film and print. It offers a history of the dynamic ... More


Heroes and Filipino Migrations

J. Lorenzo Perillo

in Choreographing in Color: Filipinos, Hip-Hop, and the Cultural Politics of Euphemism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190054274
eISBN:
9780190054311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190054274.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter highlights the stories of 1990s and 2000s street dancers in order to explore the impact of Filipino familial and labor migration since the early 1970s. Although scholars have usually ... More


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