CNN presents "The Nineties: Isn’t It Ironic?”
A free film screening for Rock Hall visitors thanks to CNN's Original Series "The Nineties"
WHEN: Monday, August 14, 2017. The 45-minute film will play on loop all day.
WHERE: Foster Theater (Level 4)
PRICE: These special screenings are free with Rock Hall admission
“Isn’t It Ironic?”
The ‘90s was a decade of great musical diversity. Genre begat subgenre to appeal to nearly every musical taste. Grunge, alternative and indie rock claimed dominance. The focus of hip-hop migrated west with gangsta rap. Country music exploded commercially as artists like Garth Brooks and Shania Twain began selling out stadiums and the Nashville Network (TNN) hit the airwaves. Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Oasis and the Foo Fighters surfaced as some of the most influential rock bands of the era. Alanis Morissette, Sheryl Crow and Lauryn Hill displayed their unique voices in songwriting and performance. Tupac Shakur, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Notorious B.I.G. and others elevated hip-hop to the mainstream.
From executive producers Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman, and Mark Herzog, in association with HBO, CNN's Original Series "The Nineties" explores the decade that gave us the Internet, DVDs, and other cultural and political milestones.