MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 54,620 this week

Right on! (1970)

7.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.9/10 from 19 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 2 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Fall TV Premiere Week

Many of your favorite shows are coming back, along with plenty of series premieres. Here's a list of the shows premiering between Sunday, September 21 and Friday, September 26.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 207 titles
created 14 Nov 2011
 

Related Items

Search for "Right on!" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Right on! (1970)

Right on! (1970) on IMDb 7.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Right on!.
1 win. See more awards »
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Gylan Kain ...
Himself (as Kain)
Felipe Luciano ...
Himself (member of 'The Last Poets')
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

8 April 1971 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The Origin of HipHop!!!
20 January 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

The long lost film starring the Original Last Poets.

Director Herbert Danska captures Gylain Kain, Felipe Luciano and David Nelson, on film as the perform their revolutionary beat poetry on the rooftops, fire escapes and back alleys of Harlem, NY.

This film is a combination of documentary, filmed live performance and music video for a collection of The Last Poet's classic tracks. At times Danska uses the cinematic technique of double and even triple exposure...one or two exposures showing the beat poets and musicians performing their art, shown over scenes of New York City- from pans of the cityscape, to graffiti filled alleys, and even banal shots of people just kickin' it on the streets or on their own rooftops. During each song/poem Danska juxtaposes images and clips that reflect the lyrics, or at the very least compliments them.

Source wasn't the best quality, but as far as i know, its all that exists of this incredible film! A valuable look at the Origin of Hip-Hop. A must see for all Hip-Hop Historians! Definite 10 out of 10.


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
will this movie ever be re-released? edub456
Discuss Right on! (1970) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page