8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20001

From the Baltimore School for the Performing Arts, to the hard streets of Oakland, to the pinnacle of fame, Tupac Shakur tells his own story in this powerful portrait of a complex man. The film is narrated entirely in Tupac’s own voice and filled with his music, including gripping concert footage. The film will be introduced by Keith Leonard, who teaches African-American literature at American University.

"This film casts a spell…it’s something to see" – Peter Travers, Rolling Stone.

Free and open to the public. No tickets required. Doors open at 6:30 pm: first come, first served.

This Reel Portraits film is being presented as a part of the programming related to exhibition, "RECOGNIZE! Hip Hop and Contemporary Portraiture." The exhibition is open through October 26.

Official Website: http://www.npg.si.edu/

Added by npg on September 5, 2008

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