Although MC Frontalot is considered the genre’s rapper de la resistance, he is now one of hundreds of self-proclaimed nerds who – through “sizzling beats” and hip-hop ethos-rap about lasers, HTML and dextromethorphan to other hysterical computer know-it-alls.
The movie puts a spotlight on the musical prowess of the tragically uncool and gives insight and legitimacy to the phenomenon with interviews from celebrity music nerds and hip-hop stalwarts while never straying from the inherent hilarity of a hardcore-nerdy, white rapper traveling the country with his slightly dysfunctional band family.
Wear your handmade storm trooper outfit and get your questions ready because the filmmakers will be on hand for both screenings. RSVP at nerdcorerisingLA@gmail.com for tickets.
Engineering Cinémathèque is located at 1636 Wilcox Ave., Los Angeles. For more information, visit theenginetheater.com or frontalot.com.