The Big Pay Back

The Big Pay Back

August 3, 2010

The Big Pay Back
Directed by Leah Keturah Caesar and Nicole Victorious Harris for Leah Nicole Productions
International House, 7:00PM

Screens with Scene Not Heard: Women in Philadelphia Hip-Hop and All The Ladies Say

The Big Pay Back is a short documentary made up of stories uniquely narrated by female pioneers and the leading ladies of new school Philly hip hop. This film provides an in depth look into the life of Philadelphia women of hip hop by way of exclusive interviews, exhibitions of their craft, archives and classic locations. Philly’s history in Hip Hop is deeply rooted, yet unknown. These stories will be told by the people who lived it. The directors’ goals for the film are to record the untold testimonies of these powerful Philly women as they serve as key advocates in the progression of our culture. The Big Pay Back is part of the feature-length Raw Talent Philly which will highlight The Philadelphia experience by introducing our style and rich history in hip hop dance, dating back to late 70’s all the way to present day. This documentary will cover our originality in stepping/ break dancing, popping, locking, house, old school 90s to our own native dance the “Wu-Tang”.Raw Talent will also capture the connection that graffiti art and djing have to the dance community. We are presenting exclusive archives, interviews, pictures, footage, and classic locations. These stories will be told by the people who lived it, along with the legendary pioneers and new school prodigies. Philadelphia Premiere.

Posted on: 04.05.2010

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