After premiering at Sundance’s NEXT Fest in August, Kahlil Joseph’s Kendrick Lamar commissioned short film m.A.A.d. is set to air at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.
The 14-minute documentary is a companion to Lamar’s good kid m.A.A.d. city album and is the second of Khalil’s films to be honored at Sundance, the first of which was a collaboration with Flying Lotus called Until The Quiet Comes.
The film will air at MOCA between March 21 and July 27, 2015. The museum’s description of the project is available below.
“Kahlil Joseph’s double-screen projection m.A.A.d is a lush portrait of contemporary Los Angeles. From barbershops to marching bands, from homeboys drinking in the streets to the iconic carpet of shimmering lights, the camera in m.A.A.d sinuously glides through predominantly African American neighborhoods in Los Angeles catching a dizzying array of quotidian moments suffused with creativity, joy, and sadness. Joseph’s film is accompanied by a thick booming soundtrack provided by emerging hip-hop star Kendrick Lamar and indeed m.A.A.d is part of the title of Lamar’s highly acclaimed second album Good Kid m.A.A.d. City.”
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