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Library of Congress Bibliodiscotheque Films

Popular dance music has a historic role in film soundtracks, whether disco, hip hop, or EDM. Take a trip through the Library’s film collections with a wide variety of feature films and documentaries that portray elements of dance culture’s evolution from the Disco era to the present.

House Party* (1990) - 100 min.

Directed by Reginald Hudlin

With high acclaim and even higher energy, this cult classic epitomizes 90s music, dance, and culture. Starring Kid n’ Play, members of Full Force and Robin Harris, House Party narrates the story of your average kid who won’t take ”no” for an answer when the party of the year ensues.

*[R-rated] - No one under the age of 17 will be admitted without a parent or guardian.

Part of Library of Congress Bibliodiscotheque, a series of programs that explore the legacy and impact of disco on popular culture since the 1970s. Presented in association with BrightestYoungThings and the District of Columbia Library Association.

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