Documentary Film Screening and Discussion: Negro Terror
John Rash’s award-winning 2019 documentary film, Negro Terror, is a cinematic and musical portrait of a punk band’s rise from playing house parties to establishing its influential role within the vibrant underground musical community of Memphis, Tennessee. The band and its highly politicized music were designed to counter generalized stereotypes of African-Americans and punk rock. The documentary is dedicated to founding member and bassist Omar Higgins, who passed away April 18th, 2019. Coastal Carolina University’s Cultural Arts Committee presents a screening of Negro Terror, March 31st at 5 p.m. in the in The Coastal Theater of the Lib Jackson Student Union, on campus in Conway. The film’s director will be in attendance for a discussion after the screening.