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HIPHOPISTAN: Representing Locality in a Global City| 25mins
Director: Cigdem Akbay | Producer: Cigdem Akbay
Focus Years: 2007 | Country: United States
Subject Tags: asia, community, culture, globalization, identity, media, middle east, turkey
Quality Tags: Optimistic, Slow, Activating, Harmonizing
"HIPHOPISTAN" is a documentary film that examines the impact of hip-hop culture on Istanbul youth and reveals how young Turkish rappers, DJs, break dancers, and graffiti artists creatively blend popular influences with their local cultural values and traditions.
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