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Summer of Soul (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised) (PG-13)
July 30 - August 5
Fri Jul 30 @ 2PM
Fri Jul 30 @ 7PM
Sat Jul 31 @ 2PM
Sat Jul 31 @ 7PM
Sun Aug 1 @ 2PM
Wed Aug 4 @ 2PM
Wed Aug 4 @ 7PM
Thu Aug 5 @ 2PM
Thu Aug 5 @ 7PM
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.
Running Time: 1 hour, 57 minutes
For this event, admission is general seating. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door, concessions will be available, and masks are optional.
Presented in partnership with Tenji, Inc
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