Summer of Soul (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)

Rosebud Cinema - Ends Thursday 8/19
Summer of Soul (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)

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Playing in the Rosebud Cinema
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Thu 8/19 4:30
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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. Over the course of six weeks in the summer of 1969, just one hundred miles south of Woodstock, The Harlem Cultural Festival was filmed in Mount Morris Park (now Marcus Garvey Park). The footage was never seen and largely forgotten--until now. SUMMER OF SOUL shines a light on the importance of history to our spiritual well-being and stands as a testament to the healing power of music during times of unrest, both past and present. The feature includes never-before-seen concert performances by Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Sly & the Family Stone, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Ray Baretto, Abbey Lincoln & Max Roach and more.

PG-13, 117 min.

"Sonically flawless, authentically textured and deep-rooted in cultural significance, Summer Of Soul succeeds magnificently in capturing the scale, spiritual resonance and, yes, soul of the Harlem Cultural Festival." - Empire Magazine

"Some of the performances are breathtaking, and all of them are valuable, like the political and social context that surrounds them." - Wall Street Journal

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