You're Watching Video Music Box - 20th ImageNation Outdoors Film Festival

You're Watching Video Music Box - 20th ImageNation Outdoors Film Festival

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Richard Rodgers Amphitheater

18 Mount Morris Park West

New York, NY 10027

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Directed by Nas, YOU'RE WATCHING VIDEO MUSIC BOX chronicles the groundbreaking video music show, hosted by DJ Ralph McDaniels.

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Directed by Nas, You're Watching Video Music Box Chronicles the longest-running music video show in the world, Video Music Box, launched and hosted in New York City by visionary DJ and MC Ralph McDaniels. With four decades of never-before-seen footage from McDaniel’s packed vault, the film spotlights the series’ global influence on Hip Hop, along with his professional and personal triumphs.

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This is an official Harlem Week event.

ABOUT IMAGENATION

Led by Moikgantsi Kgama (Founder & Executive Director) and Gregory Gates (Executive Producer), ImageNation has hosted film screenings, live music performances and other cultural events for more than 150,000 people worldwide since its inception in New York City in 1997. In addition to hosting year-round programs at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the world-famous Apollo Theater, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, and in New York City Parks, ImageNation has presented internationally in South Africa, Scotland and Canada and domestically at Harvard University, MASS MOCA, and in Dallas, TX, Los Angeles, CA, Baltimore, MD and Washington DC. Programs have featured appearances by leading filmmakers such as Spike Lee, Lee Daniels, Stanley Nelson and Ava Duvernay.

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