Summer of Soul (...or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
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Documentary, Music 117 min
In his acclaimed debut as a filmmaker, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson presents a powerful and transporting documentary—part music film, part historical record created around an epic event that celebrated Black history, culture and fashion. The feature includes never-before-seen concert performances by Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Sly & the Family Stone, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Mahalia Jackson, B.B. King, The 5th Dimension, and more.
Chris Rock, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Stevie Wonder, B.B. King, Nina Simone, Hugh Masekela, Mahalia Jackson, Moms Mabley, Abbey Lincoln, David Ruffin, Jesse Jackson, Sal Masekela, Mavis Staples, The 5th Dimension, Sly and the Family Stone