Jails, Hospitals & Hip Hop


1h 29m 2000

Brief Synopsis

A series of sketches adapted from acclaimed performance artist Danny Hoch's one-man show in which he performs nine urban characters. These include a junkie, a former crack baby who is now disabled, a prisoner with AIDS, a Puerto Rican dancer, a white boy who aspires to be a black rapper, and a priso

Film Details

Also Known As
Jails, Hospitals & Hip Hop, Hospitals and Hip-Hop
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2000
Distribution Company
Kicked Down Productions
Location
New York City, New York, USA; Rikers' Island, New York City, New York, USA; Washington Square Park, New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 29m

Synopsis

A series of sketches adapted from acclaimed performance artist Danny Hoch's one-man show in which he performs nine urban characters. These include a junkie, a former crack baby who is now disabled, a prisoner with AIDS, a Puerto Rican dancer, a white boy who aspires to be a black rapper, and a prison guard forced to see a therapist about his "anger issues."

Film Details

Also Known As
Jails, Hospitals & Hip Hop, Hospitals and Hip-Hop
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2000
Distribution Company
Kicked Down Productions
Location
New York City, New York, USA; Rikers' Island, New York City, New York, USA; Washington Square Park, New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 29m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 2000

Released in United States August 2000

Released in United States Fall October 12, 2001

Released in United States November 2001

Released in United States September 2000

Shown at New York International Latino Film Festival May 31 - June 4, 2000.

Shown at Urbanworld Film Festival in New York City August 2-6, 2000.

Adaptation of Danny Hoch's 1998 one-man play "Jails, Hospitals and Hip Hop" which ran off-off Broadway as well as in Los Angeles.

Released in United States 2000 (Shown at New York International Latino Film Festival May 31 - June 4, 2000.)

Released in United States August 2000 (Shown at Urbanworld Film Festival in New York City August 2-6, 2000.)

Released in United States September 2000 (Shown in New York City (BAM Rose Cinema) as part of the program "New York International Latino Film Festival: Best of the Fest" September 1-3, 2000.)

Released in United States Fall October 12, 2001

Released in United States November 2001 (Shown at AFI Fest 2001: The American Film Institute Los Angeles International Film Festival (American Directions) November 1-11, 2001.)