THE DEFIANT ONES
April 20, 2017, 7:00 P.M.
The Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108, George Lucas Building, USC School of Cinematic Arts Complex, 900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007
USC Jimmy Iovine & Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation,
Outside the Box [Office], and HBO, invite you to a special advance screening of
The Defiant Ones: Episode 1
Directed by Allen Hughes | Produced by Steven Williams
Written by Allen Hughes, Lasse Jarvi, and Doug Pray
Executive Produced by Allen Hughes, Doug Pray, Andrew Kosove, Broderick Johnson,
Laura Lancaster, Jerry Longarzo, Michael Lombardo, and Gene Kirkwood
Followed by a Q&A with Jimmy Iovine and Allen Hughes,
Moderated by Luke Wood, President of Beats Electronics
7:00 P.M. on Thursday, April 20th, 2017
The Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108
900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007
FREE ADMISSION. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. RSVP REQUIRED.
Premieres on HBO in 2017.
About The Defiant Ones
The Defiant Ones is a four-part documentary event from director Allen Hughes (Menace II Society), an unquestionably bold film about the unlikely but ultimately unbreakable bond of trust and friendship between two street-smart men from different worlds who have shaped many of the most exciting and extreme moments in recent pop culture.
Set amid many of the defining events of the past four decades, The Defiant Ones tells the stories of Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre – one the son of a Brooklyn longshoreman, the other straight out of Compton – and their improbable partnership and surprising leading roles in a series of transformative events in contemporary culture. This revealing, compelling and often-gritty story takes place in recording studios, in humble homes to the heights of success, in criminal courts and the underbelly of the highest corridors of corporate power. A unique and inspiring tale, it's unflinchingly told with the help of many of the most notable artists and figures of our time, reflecting Hughes’ unfettered access to Iovine, Dre and the remarkable cast of prominent figures who have been a part of their success story. This epic look at America shows how you can consistently defy conventional wisdom and even logic, and still win big.
In addition to extensive interviews with Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, who speak frankly about their highs and lows and were filmed over a three-year period, the show includes interviews with such music icons as Bono, David Geffen, Eminem, Nas, Ice Cube, Gwen Stefani, Jon Landau, Tom Petty, Trent Reznor, Snoop Dogg, Bruce Springsteen and will.i.am. The series also features never-before-seen footage from a multitude of recording and writing sessions with Eazy-E, JJ Fad, Stevie Nicks, N.W.A., Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen and U2, among others.
Provided courtesy of HBO. Not rated. Running time: 58 minutes.
Visit the Official Website: http://www.hbo.com/the-defiant-ones
About the Guests
JIMMY IOVINE (Documentary Protagonist/Co-Founder of the USC Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation)
Bio coming soon.
ALLEN HUGHES (Writer/Director/Executive Producer)
Bio coming soon.
About the USC Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation
Conceived as a collaborative environment that brings exceptional students together with visionary faculty and professional mentors, the USC Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy for Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation is a transformational presence on one of the nation’s most dynamic university campuses.
The undergraduate degree program focuses on nurturing and developing original thought, leading to breakthrough products, systems, technologies and more. Drawing on the talents and experiences of industry leaders from a vast array of fields and driven by passionate, committed faculty, the Academy empowers the next generation of disruptors to change the face of society.
This unique Bachelor of Science degree offers a highly select group of students an integrated, four-year course of study that provides in-depth learning in three essential areas: art and design; engineering and computer science; and business and venture management. The fourth-year “Garage Experience” moves student teams from concept to creation, vision to prototype. Throughout the program students are taught to think seamlessly across multiple disciplines, and to apply a vast array of relevant technologies and techniques toward innovative problem solving.
Visit the Official Website: http://iovine-young.usc.edu
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