Celebrate a month dedicated to hip-hop with this special screening of an 80s classic.
Commemorate the 30th anniversary of the classic film Breakin’ at this screening with cast member Boogaloo Shrimp in attendance!
In the 1984 cult classic Breakin’, a struggling young jazz dancer gets her big break when she meets up with two break-dancers, forming a powerful performance trio that quickly becomes the sensation of street crowds. Features ICE-T in his film debut as a club MC.
As part of this special screening, a panel discussion and Q&A with Michael “Boogaloo Shrimp” Chambers an American dancer and actor known for his role as “Turbo” in Breakin’ and Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo” will follow the film.
Then, watch the real thing as local break-dancers bust some moves in a real-life dance cypher!
An 8 minute preview of the Northwest hip-hop documentary Top Left by local filmmakers Georgio Brown and Scott Macklin will proceed the feature film.
Date and Time:
November 1, 2014
1:00pm-4:00pm (doors at 12:30pm)
325 5th Avenue N
Seattle, WA 98109
$12 ($8 EMP members), all ages
$5 Teen Tix members, on site sales only
Breakin is rated PG.
Presented by EMP Museum, 206 Zulu & Coolout