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Micheal W. King Filmmaker – Rapping With Shakespeare

South Central

“…a feature documentary film about a modern day hip-hop version of Shakespeare’s tales that explores the lives of five South Central Los Angeles teenagers attending Crenshaw High School.”

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Micheal W. King Filmmaker - Rapping With Shakespeare

Micheal W. King Filmmaker – Rapping With Shakespeare

RAPPING WITH SHAKESPEARE is a modern day hip-hop version of Shakespeare’s tales that explores the lives of five South Central Los Angeles teenagers attending Crenshaw High School. The students’ personal stories subtly parallel Shakespeare’s archetypal characters:

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” Rapping with Shakespeare” is a compelling, engaging and triumphant film. It transfers Shakespeare’s iambic pentameter into the interesting lives of five students. The film gives hope to teenagers who live and struggle in communities plagued with violence, drugs and poverty. After the storm there is a rainbow in “Rapping with Shakespeare”.

Vondie Curtis-Hall
Actor / Director