+ intro by season co-programmer Tega Okiti
Acclaimed music video director Hype Williams’ feature debut stars legendary rappers Nas and DMX.
This screening will now be introduced by Tega Okiti. Grace Ladoja is no longer able to attend.
Dir Hype Williams
With Nas, DMX, Taral Hicks, Tionne ‘T-Boz’ Watkins, Method Man
Acclaimed music video director Hype Williams’ feature debut stars legendary rappers Nas and DMX as friends and gangsters ‘Buns’ and Sincere, who navigate the dangerous underworld on the path towards spiritual awakening. Twenty-one years on, Belly exists as a genuine artefact of hip-hop culture at the dawn of the millennium, and it still has a visual influence on black cinema today.