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New Urban Docs: Afro Saxons

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Part of a new wave of films exploring the culture of Punk, ‘AfroSaxons’ from Chocolate Film, and directors /producers Mark Currie and Rachel Wang is being screened at the Brooklyn based BAMcinematek as part of the Afro – Punk Festival. Mr.Sniff& Scratch had the pleasure of screening the original ‘Afro Punk’ doc by New York Director James Spooner several years ago to a full house thatlocated the sub – culture of African American Punkrock ..with responses to music, culture, society and art thats too Urban to even start thinking about, especially the issue of hair, with ‘Afro Saxons’ as a doc exploring the subject of hair in a very unique way. Have a look of the trailer that features Angie La Mar narrating ;

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZYTVqy_Hmg

…more from the BAm Afro Punk Festival at;http://www.bam.org/view.aspx?pid=40

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