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Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
Like a hip-hop version of indie rock festivals such as Coachella, Rock the Bells (named for the LL Cool J old-school classic) is a yearly gathering of hip-hop stars. This documentary by filmmaker Denis Hennelly chronicles the buildup to the first Rock the Bells festival, held in San Bernardino, California, in 2004 and headlined by a reunited Wu-Tang Clan. This would prove to be their final concert with original member Ol' Dirty Bastard, who died only months after the festival.


Directors: Denis Hennelly , Casey Suchan

Genres: Documentary

Rock the Bells (2006)

Release Date: April 11th, 2007|1 hr. 43 min.

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  • For connoisseurs of stories of show business near-disasters, "Bells" is compelling viewing. show more

  • Rock the Bells doesn't just delve behind the scenes; it makes a showstopping guest-MC out of each crazy new obstacle. show more

  • It's a show we don't see, presumably because of issues with music rights, and while "much ado about nothing" might be overstating things, after more than an hour and a half of buildup, it would have been nice to see Wu-Tang perform. show more

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