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Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) (2021) PG-13 | 1h 57min | Documentary, Music | 2 July 2021 (USA)

The Harlem Cultural Festival happened the identical summer time because the famed Woodstock competition, and boasted an attendance on par with that live performance 100 miles away. Over 300,000 folks attended, but it obtained nearly no protection from the mainstream media. The 40 hours of never-seen-before footage has remained in storage for the previous 50 years, conserving this unimaginable occasion in America’s historical past misplaced – till now. It options many extraordinary performances by artists together with Stevie Wonder, Sly and The Family Stone, Nina Simone, B.B. King, the Staple Singers, the fifth Dimension, David Ruffin, Mahalia Jackson, Ray Barretto and Gladys Knight and the Pips.

Summer Of Soul (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised) is a function documentary in regards to the legendary 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival which celebrated African American music and tradition, and promoted Black satisfaction and unity.

Questlove (as Ahmir-Khalib Thompson)

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Motion Picture Rating

Rated PG-13 for some disturbing photographs, smoking and temporary drug materials.

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