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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.

You Got Served (2001) - 95 min.

Directed by Chris Stokes

This film explores the competitive world of hip-hop dance crews and break dancing through the journey of its main characters Elgin and David. Based in Los Angeles, You Got Served puts into perspective the hardships that dance crews immersed in hip-hop culture endure in order to achieve their dreams.

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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