AS220 Youth presents: Futureworlds 5

August 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Black Box Theater
95 Empire St
FUTUREWORLDS 5 explores the many factors that lead people towards addiction and how communities of color have been disproportionately criminalized for a disease that is now gaining growing compassion and policy reform through he story of a drug addicted rapper, Marley Man, who finds himself emerged in JollyWorld; a hyper animated dimension where even the most common folk can reach other worldly potential. The rapper is signed to a record label that makes its profits by taking endorsements from Big Tobacco and Pharmaceutical companies. On his journey, he meets 2 elder musicians who help him understand the roots of his addiction and more importantly, those who are benefiting from it.