WATCH: Bluff City’s Jookin Scene Takes Center Stage in ‘Memphis Majic’

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Posted by Memphis Majic on Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Many aspects of Memphis, Tennessee’s public image—crunk, soul, blues, anti-racist organizing—originated with the Black residents who make up more than 60 percent of its population. Filmmaker Eddie Bailey highlights the community’s history and present through the story of its jookin subculture in “Memphis Majic,” his new documentary currently screening at film festivals and other regional events.

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WATCH: Bluff City’s Jookin Scene Takes Center Stage in ‘Memphis Majic’

Many aspects of Memphis, Tennessee’s public image—crunk, soul, blues, anti-racist organizing—originated with the Black residents who make up more than 60 percent of its population. Filmmaker Eddie Bailey highlights the community’s history and present through the story of its jookin subculture in “Memphis Majic,” his new documentary currently screening at film festivals and other regional events.

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