Jewish Community Center of Washington, DC

Washington DCJCC

Community Cinema Cafe: Copyright CriminalsCommunity Cinema Café and
The Screening Room present

Sunday, October 25, 3:00 pm
Free film and program

Do law and art mix?  Can you own a sound?  It depends on who you ask.  For over 30 years, innovative hip-hop performers having been re-using portions of previously recorded material in new and otherwise original composition.  But when record company lawyers got involved, everything changed.  Trace the rise of hip-hop from the urban streets of New York to its current status as a multi-billion-dollar industry.
USA, 2009, video, documentary, 55 minutes. Directors: Benjamin Franzen and Kembrew McLeod

Presented by Community Cinema Café, a monthly program of films and discussions on contemporary topics. Community Cinema Café is a joint effort by Independent Television Service (ITVS) and the Washington DCJCC. More information at

Reservations strongly encouraged at or call (202) 939-0794 for more information.

Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
1529 16th St NW at Q St
Washington, DC 20036

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