Film Screening: Survival Tactics

10 January 2016, 2-4pm Powerhouse Museum Book Tickets

An all star cast of Australian hip-hop unite in a powerful journey through the struggles of the urban metropolis. The freshest b-boys, b-girls, free runners, DJs, MCs, spoken word, graffiti and street artists explode on screen in Australia’s first ever hip-hop feature film.


  • Wire MC, Best New Talent Deadly Award winner
  • Demi Sorono, finalist in So You Think You Can Dance
  • Morganics, Australian Bboy Hall Of Fame, producer for M.I.A.
  • B-boy Jay, Wicked Force crew, DJ and Bboy legend
  • Nick Power. director of Australia’s leading Hip Hop Festival, Platform Three
  • Soraya Touma, singer/songwriter and community artist

Released early from jail, Aboriginal MC, Swerve (Wire MC) attempts to reunite with his girlfriend, emerging young dancer, Rosa (Demi Sorono). While he was in lockup, Swerve’s best mate Fury (Morganics) has spiralled into homelessness and drug addiction, scoring from Swerve’s rival, DJ Rich (Bboy Jay). Now their rivalry comes to a head when Swerve discovers that Rose has been rehearsing with DJ Rich to host his upcoming all star Hip Hop jam.

Based on the critically acclaimed original hip-hop theatre production which sold out a national tour, culminating in standing ovations at the Sydney Opera House in 2007.

Bookings recommended. Parental guidance recommended.

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