Rap Dreams: New Hip Hop film from award winnning director Kevin Epps coming on DVD, Podcasts & Theaters in SF Bay Area
|Pressemitteilung von: Mastamind Productions LLC|
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(openPR) - Award winning indie director launches film via multi-tiered campaign that includes Theatrical & DVD distribution, plus downloads via podcast.|
San Francisco – Rap Dreams, The latest documentary film from award winning director Kevin Epps tracks the bigtime dreams of three upcoming Bay Area rappers, and contrasts their bling bling hopes with the harsh realities and pitfalls experienced as they progress in their careers. The film follows young peformers Kev Kelley, Hectic, and Mistah FAB, as they strive for acceptance & success in the vibrant Oakland & San Francisco underground hip hop music scenes.
The first of several Bay Area screenings occurs on Friday, March 10, 2006, at 7:00 pm at the Roxie Cinema, on 3117 16th St in San Francisco, and again Sunday, March 19th at The Parkway Theater in Oakland. Immediately following at both screenings, there will be a Q&A discussion about the film, including appearances from the director and a special impromptu performance from one of the acts featured in the film.
Rap Dreams features an inside look at Hip Hop and interviews with a slew of Bay Area notables including: Shock G, (Digital Underground), Sway & King Tech (World Famous Wake Up Show), JT Bigga Figga, Herm Lewis, Ray Luv, MacMall, T-Kash (KPFA / The Coup), Messy Marv, and Mayor Gavin Newsom.
Rap Dreams is the newest film from director and producer Kevin Epps, who recently received "Favorite Independent Filmmaker of the Year Award" 2005 from the Northern California Film Production Community, and numerous other awards and global recognition for his last feature " Straight Outta Hunters Point". In 2003, Epps co-founded the Hip Hop Film Fest, a travelling exhibition of films that toured nationwide including stops in Atlanta GA, Honolulu HI, Durham NC, Portland OR , Albuquerque NM and elsewhere. Mr. Epps recently completed "Don't Kill Tookie" a 7 minute short which aired on Current TV, the new cable and satellite TV network founded by Al Gore, available in 20 million homes around the United States.
Epps is excited about the prospects for Rap Dreams which will be distributed in a unique simultaneous process via indie screenings, DVDs and podcasts through his Mastamind Productions LLC., an independent media company that previously produced " Straight Outta Hunters Point", and "The Black Rock" the untold story of the African-American experience at Alcatraz, which is currently in post production. ( www.blackrockfilm.com )
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Contact: Mastamind Productions LLC
Kevin Epps (415) 424-0987
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