Director: James Spooner

Writer(s): N/A

Starring: Moe Mitchell, Tamar-Kali BrownMariko Jones, Matt DavisRalph Darden, Nelson, Harold Graham, Corianne Baker, Xaveria Simmons, Jeff Jaworski, Grant Greys, Mike Lythcott, Forbes Graham, Temesgen Wubueh, Blade, Chaka Malik, Victor, Calvin “Chaos” Naylor, Mitch “Damage”, Djinji Brown, Karla “Maddog”, Gary “G-Man” Sullivan, Walter Kibby, Rasheed Hale, Lauren Brown, Pat, Santi “Steve” Holley, Latasha Natasha Diggs, Carley C.O.M.A., Kevin Kennebrew, Rachel Caidor, Ryan Bland, Shabrina Bernard, Tex Mosley, Peta, D.H. Peligro, Mag Delena, Ewolf, James Adams, Stacy Williams, Nicole, Jimi Hazel, Zambia Greene, Jonathan Wilson, Rodg Little, Jason “Jah Son”, Lamin, Scottie, Robert Lowe, Angelo Moore, Jaleel Bunton, Luqmon Brown, Kyp Malone, Steve Myers, Harry Wilson, Garret, Clemente McFarland, Maya Glick, Shannon, Mike Ladd, Damon Locks, Carolyn “Honeychild”, Asilia Franklin-Phipps, Shawn Brown, Danny Chavis

Additional Cast: Shaka Gray, Greg “Maggot”, Ricky Walkker, Zigge York, Lacy, Chris Fry, Krys Maniecki, Danny Bobbus, Joel Anderson, Zachary Action, Robert Adams, Kirk Douglas, Jerome Jordan, Marc Robohm, Jerimah Josea, Emma Heless, Bejay Rose, Duene Mendez, Baxter, Megan, Christian Smith, Alec Teratola, Kyle Basford, Chris Peters, Pete Densing, Peter Lewis, Kevin Brown, Novia Morgan, Brandon Long, Jumaane Ponder, Michelle Thomas, Ari Ankn Neferet, Justin Hansford, Blair Bennett, Caniesha Bennett

Synopsis: Afro-Punk explores race identity within the punk scene. More than your everyday “Behind the Music” or typical “black history month” documentary, this film tackles hard questions, covering issues such as exile, loneliness, inter-racial dating and black power. We follow the lives of four people who have dedicated themselves to the punk rock lifestyle. They find themselves in conflicting situations, living the dual life of a person of color in a mostly white community.

Release Date: September 11, 2003 (USA) | Length: 66 min | Genre: Music | MPAA Rating: NR

Note: Original title “Afropunk: The ‘Rock n Roll Nigger’ Experience”. Premiered at TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) in 2003. Cast list is taken from the film.


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