Dave Chappelle’s Block Party

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Dave Chappelle’s Block Party

“Funny, infectious, and welcoming… Part comedy, part concert film, part avant-garde experiment, and all of it a joy.” (Daily News)

Back in 2004, as he famously walked away from his landmark Comedy Central show, Dave Chappelle decided to create his own take on the legendary film Wattstax (also playing in this series), by throwing the ultimate block party in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bed-Stuy. His own outrageous presence would have been enough to make this event truly memorable—but then he went and arranged for music from the likes of Yasiin Bey, Kanye West, The Roots, Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, Common, John Legend, the Fugees, and many more. And you’ll have a front-row seat for all the uncensored, unforgettable happenings.

This film is part of the Sounds of Summer: Greatest Hits Vol. 1 series.

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