Brooklyn Boheme is a love letter to a vibrant black American artistic community who resided in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill Brooklyn during the ’80s and ’90s that included the great Spike Lee, Chris Rock, Branford Marsalis, Rosie Perez, Saul Williams, Lorna Simpson, Erykah Badu, and Talib Kweli just to name a few. Narrated and written by Fort Greene resident Nelson George, this feature-length documentary celebrates “Brooklyn’s equivalent of the Harlem Renaissance” and follows the rise of a new kind of black American artist, the Brooklyn Boheme.

    Duration: 1hr 14min

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Brooklyn Boheme is a love letter to a vibrant black American artistic community who resided in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill Brooklyn during the ’80s and ’90s that included the great Spike Lee, Chris Rock, Branford Marsalis, Rosie Perez, Saul Williams, Lorna Simpson, Erykah Badu, and Talib Kweli just to name a few. Narrated and written by Fort Greene resident Nelson George, this feature-length documentary celebrates “Brooklyn’s equivalent of the Harlem Renaissance” and follows the rise of a new kind of black American artist, the Brooklyn Boheme.
Duration: 1hr 14min
Trailer | Watch full-length doc