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Video: Brooklyn Boheme [Full Documentary]

Brooklyn Boheme” is a love letter to a vibrant African-American artistic community who resided in Fort Greene & Clinton Hill, Brooklyn during the 80′s & 90′s that included the great Spike Lee, Chris Rock, Branford Marsalis, Rosie Perez, Saul Williams, Lorna Simpson, & Talib Kweli just to name a few. Narrated & written by Fort Greene resident Nelson George, this full-length feature documentary celebrates “Brooklyn’s equivalent of the Harlem Renaissance” & follows the rise of a new kind of African-American artist, the “Brooklyn Boheme“.

This community of artists made this part of Brooklyn, a mecca for young Blacks & Latinos, where they were bonded by great ambition, good times, & jamming parties.

Co-directed by award winning film director Diane Paragas, “Brooklyn Boheme” is a chronicle of that magical time as a flowering of great art made by Black Americans. The documentary is a funny, joyous look at a time & place with charismatic storytellers and dazzling photography telling this amazing story.

Inspiring, dynamic, & colorful, “Brooklyn Boheme” will make you wish, you too, would have been invited to the party.

You can go to the official website BKBoheme.com for more info on this documentary plus you can cop the documentary on iTunes!!!

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