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Belly of the Beast
January 18, 2021 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm PST
MARY J. BLIGE
Moderated by CLAYTON DAVIS (Variety)
Screening Link provided with Registration Confirmation
YouTube Live Stream Q&A:
MONDAY, JANUARY 18 – 6:00PM PT
When an unlikely duo discovers a pattern of illegal sterilizations in women’s prisons, they wage a near-impossible battle against the Department of corrections. Filmed over seven years with extraordinary access and intimate accounts from currently and formerly incarcerated people, Belly of the Beast exposes modern-day eugenics and reproductive injustice in California prisons. Not Rated | 82min
Mary J. Blige is an iconic Grammy Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated singer, songwriter, actress, producer, and philanthropist. She has become a figure of inspiration, transformation, and empowerment making her one of the defining voices of the contemporary music era. With a track record of eight multi-platinum albums, nine Grammy Awards (plus a staggering 32 nominations), two Academy Award nominations, two Golden Globe nominations, and a SAG nomination, among many other accolades, Blige has cemented herself as a global superstar. Over the years, Blige has attracted an intensely loyal fan base—responsible for propelling worldwide sales of more than 50 million albums. She currently is working on multiple film and television projects, both as an actor and producer under her own production banner Blue Butterfly, recently launched her own wine collection, Sun Goddess Wines, in collaboration with the internationally prestigious Fantinel Winery, and owns her own jewelry line “Sister Love” with long-time friend Simone I. Smith, among many other endeavors.
Darhyl “DJ”Camper was born May 25, 1990, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. At the age of six, he began playing the piano. Raised in the Mays Landing section of Hamilton Township, Atlantic County, New Jersey, Camper graduated from Oakcrest High School in 2008. In 2011 Camper, co-produced the Big Sean single “Marvin & Chardonnay” which reached number one on the US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. In 2012, he received a Grammy Award nomination for co-producing singer Elle Varner’s “Refill.” Subsequently, Camper worked with artists such as Tamar Braxton, John Legend, Nicki Minaj, and Jay-Z. In 2017, Camper collaborated with Mary J. Blige on her single “Thick of It” which topped the US Adult R&B Songs chart. The following year, he executive produced on English singer Jessie J’s album “R.O.S.E”. In 2019, Brandy consulted Camper to executive produce her album B7. Camper has been a resident of Brunswick, New Jersey.
NOVA Wav has cracked the music glass ceiling as Pioneers, Trailblazers, and Visionaries. This standout duo is a creative musical force as one of the ONLY female songwriting/production teams in the music industry. The Grammy-nominated songwriting/production team includes Denisia Andrews (“Blu June”)and Brittany Coney (“Chi”). Their music magic has placed them amongst a multitude of talent that they have produced, and or written for from Beyoncé & Jay Z, Rihanna, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, Teyana Taylor, Lukas Graham, H.E.R., DJ Khaled, Zayn, to Kehlani, and many more. NOVA Wav have also written and composed for a number of movies including, The High Note, A Wrinkle in Time, Little, and The Fate of the Fast & Furious. They were named on Billboards 2018 R&B/Hip Hip 100 Power Players and listed on Revolt’s Top 9producers of 2019 that demanded the sound of Hip Hop and R&B. They recently gained an international reach by writing and producing the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup song “Champion” performed by Jason Derulo.
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