Slam / Trimark Pictures, Offline Entertainment Group & Slam Pictures present a Marc Levin film ; produced by Henri M. Kessler, Marc Levin, Richard Stratton.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Westfield Washington PL - Westfield||DVD Slam (Text)||78292000220195||Drama DVD Collection||Available||-|
- ISBN: 1573624853
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Trimark, 1998.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:|| Story by Marc Levin, Richard Stratton ; director of photography, Mark Benjamin; editor, Emir Lewis ; music, DJ Spooky.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Saul Williams, Sonja Sohn, Beau Sia, Bonz Malone, Lawrence Wilson.
|Summary, etc.:|| Trapped in Dodge City, a drug-infested war zone in southeast Washington, D.C., Ray Joshua, gifted young MC, copes with the despair and poverty of his neighborhood by using his wits and verbal talent. One day he is arrested when his drug dealer is gunned down while talking to him. He is put to prison where two rival gangs, Thug Life and the Union, want to recruit him as a member. In jail he finds truth in himself and his craft through Lauren Bell, a beautiful and charismatic writing teacher who leads him to the path of salvation. Using his talent for poetic rap, Ray learns to survive and rise above the pain of his lost generation.
|Target Audience Note:|| MPAA rating: R.
|System Details Note:|| DVD; widescreen; 5.1 Dolby digital.
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When aspiring rapper Ray Joshua lands in prison due to a bad drug deal, he finds salvation with a beautiful teacher who helps him develop his talent for poetic rap.