The Miracle Mile Shot (2019)

In this short subject non-dialogue documentary, photographer Ithaka Darin Pappas reexamines "The Miracle Mile Shot", a picture he took of N.W.A. in 1988, that through the decades has become the defining image of N.W.A. in its prime.

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DJ Yella DJ Yella ... Himself
Dr. Dre ... Himself
Eazy-E Eazy-E ... Himself
Ice Cube ... Himself
M.C. Ren M.C. Ren ... Himself
Snoop Dogg ... Himself
Kendrick Lamar ... Himself
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In this short subject non-dialogue documentary, photographer Ithaka Darin Pappas reexamines "The Miracle Mile Shot", a picture he took of N.W.A. in 1988, that through the decades has become the defining image of N.W.A. in its prime. The photograph examined in the short, entitled "The Miracle Mile Shot", was made on November 11th 1988 and features Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Eazy E, DJ Yella and MC Ren. The image began its existence being used as the official press image for NWA's triple-Platinum album, Straight Outta Compton (Priority Records). "The Miracle Mile Shot" is an individual photo from a series of pictures made that day (at the photographer's home apartment studio at 6516 1/2 Orange Street - Los Angeles) using a Hasselblad 500 CE camera with an 80mm lens and Norman lighting equipment. Throughout the decades, the image's relevance has continued to grow, being one of the only photos in existence clearly showing the faces of all members of the short-lived but highly influential group (... Written by Kolbie Maddox

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hip hop | photograph | gangsta rap | See All (3) »

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Documentary | Short

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USA

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English

Release Date:

19 June 2019 (USA) See more »

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$1,000 (estimated)
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Sweatlodge Films See more »
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Soundtracks

Peace Palace Porridge
Written by Ithaka Darin Pappas (aka Ithaka)
Performed by Ithaka Darin Pappas (aka Ithaka)
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