Slamdance 2012 Preview - "I Want My Name Back" Looks At Origins, Trials & Tribulations Of Original Sugarhill Gang

News
by Tambay A. Obenson
December 15, 2011 12:37 PM
0 Comments
  • |

The 18th Slamdance Film Festival, which runs from Jan. 20-26 in Park City, Utah, will showcase 18 feature length films - 10 narrative films and 8 documentaries - culled from 5,000 submission, from first-time directors in its feature competition programs.

Here's one of the 8 documentaries... titled I Want My Name Back, and directed by Roger Paradiso, the film centers on Master Gee & Wonder Mike of the ORIGINAL Sugarhill Gang who, 30+ years after the historic recording of their iconic mega-hit Rapper’s Delight, have come back to reclaim their identities and rightful place in Hip Hop history.

Describes by the subjects as the "classic label versus artist battle" story, the film is said to give the audience an honest inside look at the origins, trials and tribulations of the original Sugarhill Gang.

Watch the trailer below; and underneath, watch the director and duo talk about the projet:


News
  • |

More: Festivals, Trailer

You might also like:
Free Indie Movies and Documentaries    

0 Comments

Follow Shadow and Act

Email Updates

Most "Liked"

  • Minority Independent Producers Summit ...
  • Fox Picks Up "International 'Bad Boys'-Style" ...
  • Film Based On Convicted African American ...
  • Watch The 'Half of a Yellow Sun' Title ...
  • New Original Feature-Length Doc - 'Kobe ...
  • If You Missed 'Jimmy Kimmel Live: Behind ...
  • First Poster For Latest Denzel Washington/Antoine ...
  • Interview: Marlon Wayans Talks Career, ...
  • Weekend B.O. April 18-20 (Depp Tanks) ...
  • 'My Last Day Without You' Starring Nicole ...