Screening at 8:00pm on Thu Oct 8th to Sun Oct 11th, and at 5:30pm on Fri Oct 16th to Sun Oct 18th. (Note: There will be no screenings on Thu Oct 15th due to the Kickstarter Film Festival or Sat Oct 17th due to a private event.)
In 1988, a groundbreaking new group revolutionizes music and pop culture, changing and influencing hip-hop forever. N.W.A's first studio album, "Straight Outta Compton," stirs controversy with its brutally honest depiction of life in Southern Los Angeles. With guidance from veteran manager Jerry Heller, band members Ice Cube (O'Shea Jackson Jr.), Dr. Dre (Corey Hawkins), Eazy-E, DJ Yella and MC Ren navigate their way through the industry, acquiring fame, fortune and a place in history.
Rated R, 2hr 27 min
Director: F. Gary Gray
Stars: O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell
A conventional music-world biopic in outline, but intensely human and personal in its characterizations and attention to detail.
- Scott Foundas, Variety
But what stands is an amazement, an electrifying piece of hip-hop history that speaks urgently to right now
- Peter Travers, Rolling Stone