Get What You Want: Music Cinema continues on Wednesday 7 September at Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art. Celebrate hump day with Lil’ Wayne, or step into the 1970s New York Club Scene.
THE CARTER (2009) – MA15+ 6.00PM WED 7 SEP 2016 (1 HR 16 MINS)
The Carter chronicled the flamboyant lifestyle and dedicated work ethic of platinum selling rapper Lil’ Wayne back in 2009. On its release the film was widely hailed as one of the most significant insights into present-day celebrity lifestyles and recent Hip-Hop history, with The Carter revealing Lil’ Wayne’s unpredictable mind, yet a guarded persona behind the mic.
MA15+ | Strong sexual references, coarse language and drug use
MAESTRO (2003) – M 7.30PM WED 7 SEP 2016 (1 HR 29 MINS)
The club scene of 1970s New York that was a precursor to today’s thriving international dance music movement. Maestro is crafted from lo-fi underground archival material with new interviews, and honours the work of some of the most innovative DJs of the era, including Jellybean Benítez, Richard Long, Danny Tenaglia, Louis Vega, David Mancuso, Keith Haring, Frankie Knuckles and more.
Watch the trailer here.
For tickets and more information visit the QAGOMA website.