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      Black History Month Film Series: Slam in Brentwood

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      February 13, 2019

      Wednesday   7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

      3901 Rhode Island Ave
      Brentwood, Maryland 20722

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      Black History Month Film Series: Slam

      Fiction, 1998.

      Raymond "Ray" Joshua (played by Saul Williams) is a young man from Southeast D.C. Despite his innate gift for poetry and his aspiration to be a rapper, he finds it difficult to escape the pressures of his surroundings: violence and drug dealing. Joshua Ray is a small-time convicted dealer who discovers his gift for verbal expression through prison poetry teacher Lauren. Released on bail, he becomes a top reciter at the competitive meetings and events, but he still has to decide whether to turn his friends in, in return for a shorter sentence and the chance of relationship with Lauren, or take the rap and ten years.

      Free event.

      Cost: Free -

      Categories: Film | Art Galleries & Exhibits

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