SUMMER OF SOUL (...OR, WHEN THE REVOLUTION COULD NOT BE TELEVISED) is a feature documentary about the legendary 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival which celebrated African American music and culture, and promoted Black pride and unity.

  • 1 hr 57 minPG13
  • Jul 2, 2021
  • Documentary

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AMC Artisan Films

Surefire to bring a smile to your face, the biggest Funk, R&B, Soul, and Gospel acts of 1969 come together for a bombastic series of concerts, known as the Harlem Cultural Festival or The Black Woodstock. Peek behind the curtain to hear, see, and feel the stories behind these iconic performances from footage locked in a basement for 50 years. This documentary is a celebration of joy, pride, and identity from a time of turbulence and despair.

Cast & Crew

  • Ahmir-Khalib ThompsonDirector

  • Joseph PatelProducer

  • David DinersteinProducer

  • Robert FyvolentProducer