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- Summary: Young Rebels follows seven Cuban hip-hop artists and producers over the course of a Havana summer. Battling on the stage or at home, the characters' personal travels collide in a summer of explosive concerts, intense debate, unbearable heat, and rising tensions as government agencies begin to institutionalize hip-hop's street roots. (Gowanus Productions)… Expand
- Director: Anna Boden
- Genre(s): Documentary
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60Though it could do with fewer talking-head interviews and more extended clips from these impassioned live performances, Young Rebels is essential viewing for anyone interested in rap music, free speech issues or the youth culture of contemporary Cuba.
60The documentary is short, vividly shot, and packed with interviews in which desperate young men and women let loose their personal philosophies. In fact, there's so much philosophizing that there's not much time left for rap.