The Other Chapelle

Seeing news of this J-Lo music video (of which I am skeptical) reminded me of David LaChapelle’s Rize, the amazing documentary about clowning and krump dancing.  Here’s the trailer:

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Rize Movie Trailer

Everyone should see it, and not just for the ridiculously fast body movements and pretty shots (which come together best during the night dances at the Watts Towers).  The movie says a lot about challenges and successes of the Los Angeles black community post-1992 riots and demonstrates oppression again becoming a catalyst for art.

Fascinating.  Beautiful.  Worth watching thrice…

1 comment to The Other Chapelle

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