A report on the world premiere of a comedy set by the man formerly known as Mos Def.
Life of Crime is the latest all-star adaptation of the novelist’s work, one that tries hard to capture his balance of brutality, poetry and the rhythms of everyday life.
Our series exploring Montreal-shot films continues with horror flick Island of the Dead.
So Mos Def graced us with his presence, and Cindy Lopez was there to capture the spirit of a great show and a great night out.
DJ Preservation was a Mos Def fan. Now they’re friends and co-conspirators on stage.
* PHI screens Room 237
* Yasiin Bey/Mos Def live at le Belmont
* Julia Holter and Jessica Pratt play Sala
* Comedy theatre at Zoofest
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