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Thursday, October 30 • 9:30pm - 10:30pm
PHARAOHS OF MEMPHIS

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Directed by Phoebe Driscoll / 45 min. / Hometowner

Jookin' is a form of dance that originated in Memphis in the 1980s. Originally a way to keep gang warfare at bay, there exists in present-day Memphis a tension between the pioneers of the game and the stars of today's world. Characterized by in-depth interviews and breathtaking dance footage, PHARAOHS OF MEMPHIS reveals the fascinating world of jookin' - how the dancers reconcile the past, thrive in the present, and approach the future.

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Phoebe Driscoll

Student
I'm Phoebe. I'm 22 years old. I'm a senior at Rhodes College in Memphis, TN. I spend my time biking, filming, going to concerts, and getting lost in new places. I would love to meet Daniel Johnston.


Thursday October 30, 2014 9:30pm - 10:30pm
Hattiloo - Auditorium 37 S Cooper St, Memphis, 38104

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