Summer of Soul

Date and time
Sun 23rd June at 7:00pm
moderate violence, racism, drug references

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2021 (USA) (Documentary/Music)

Starring: Stevie Wonder, Mahalia Jackson, The 5th Dimension, Gladys Knight and the Pips and many more

Director: Ahmir ‘Questlove’ Thompson

A celebration of Black history, culture and fashion, the directorial debut of musician Questlove focuses on the 1969 Harlem Culture Festival. Comprised of over 40 hours of archive footage that was left untouched in a basement for 50 years, the film features never before seen performances by Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Gladys Knight and many, many more.

Deftly interweaving incredible live footage with a series of revealing interviews, Summer of Soul captures the spirit and context of a watershed moment.

 (1hr 57min)