RANDOM ACTS : LAST POETS

5 films from ‘the Godfathers of Hip Hop’ shot on location in Harlem.

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THIS IS MADNESS

A blistering performance from the Last Poets filmed in 2013, in Harlem. Watch the film here: https://vimeo.com/362838602

NIGGAZ ARE SCARED OF REVOLUTION

The Last Poets perform one of their most famous pieces from 1970 live in Harlem in 2013.

WHEN THE REVOLUTION COMES

A call to arms from the Last Poets first performed in 1970. Watch the film here: https://vimeo.com/362838194

INVOCATION

Abiodun Oyewole reflects on how the Last Poets joined together as a group and how a South African poet inspired their name. Watch the film here: https://vimeo.com/362839031

PERSONAL THINGS

Umar Bin Hassan muses on how a life unfolds. Watch the film here: https://vimeo.com/362838407


Random Acts on Channel 4

Directed by James Jessett for Channel 4

5 x 3 minutes