Jamel Shabazz: Street Photographer

United StatesDocumentary1 Hour 22 Mins

For over thirty years, Brooklyn-born photographer Jamel Shabazz has documented New York street life, most famously in his legendary images of the early hip-hop scene, collected in his book "Back in the Days." Director Charlie Ahearn became enamored with the photographs in 2002, and set out to tell the story of Jamel Shabazz the artist, from his army service, work as a corrections officer and creator of a historic body of work, incomparable in it's scope of New York life.

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