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Title Summer of soul (...or, When the revolution could not be televised) [videorecording] / Searchlight Pictures, Onyx Collective and Hulu present ; a Vulcan Productions Inc. production ; in association with Concordia Studio, Play/Action Pictures, LarryBilly Productions ; produced by Mass Distraction Media and RadicalMedia ; a Questlove jawn ; produced by Joseph Patel, Robert Fyvolent, David Dinerstein ; directed by Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson.

Publication Info. [Los Angeles, CA] : 20th Century Studios, [2022]
©2022
Burbnank, CA : Buena Vista Home Entertainment
1 hold on first copy returned of 1 copy

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Description 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Dolby digital 5.1 Dolby digital 2.0
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System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 and 2.0.
Language In English, optional French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); English descriptive audio track for people with visual disabilities.
Performer Featuring: The Chambers Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Sly & the Family Stone, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Mahalia Jackson, B.B. King, The 5th Dimension, David Ruffin, The Edwin Hawkins Singers, The Staple Singers, Mongo Santamaria, Ray Barretto, Herbie Mann, Max Roach, and others.
Credits Director of photography, Shawn Peters ; edited by Joshua L. Pearson.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2021.
Original footage filmed in 1969 by television producer Hal Tulchin.
Audience MPA rating: PG-13; for some disturbing images, smoking and brief drug material.
Summary 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 largely forgotten, until now. This documentary 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 concert performances by Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Sly & the Family Stone, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Mahalia Jackson, B.B. King, The 5th Dimension, and more.
Note Special features: Audio commentary by director Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson; Soul searching: a behind-the-scenes look; Harlem: then and now.
Subject Harlem Cultural Festival.
African Americans -- Music -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Music -- History.
African Americans -- Social life and customs.
Popular music -- 1961-1970.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Concert films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Added Author Questlove, film director.
Patel, Joseph, film producer.
Fyvolent, Robert, film producer.
Dinerstein, David, film producer.
Wonder, Stevie, performer.
Simone, Nina, 1933-2003, performer.
Jackson, Mahalia, 1911-1972, performer.
King, B. B., performer.
Ruffin, David, performer.
Santamaria, Mongo, performer.
Barretto, Ray, performer.
Mann, Herbie, 1930-2003, performer.
Roach, Max, 1924-2007, performer.
Tulchin, Hal, filmmaker.
Chambers Brothers, performer.
Sly & the Family Stone (Musical group), performer.
Gladys Knight and the Pips, performer.
5th Dimension (Musical group), performer.
Edwin Hawkins Singers, performer.
Staple Singers, performer.
Searchlight Pictures, presenter.
Onyx Collective, presenter.
Hulu (Firm), presenter.
Vulcan Productions, production company.
Concordia Studio, production company.
Play/Action Pictures, production company.
LarryBilly Productions, production company.
Mass Distraction Media, production company.
@Radical.media (Firm), production company.
20th Century Studios, publisher.
Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm), film distributor.
Added Title When the revolution could not be televised
Standard No. 786936894165
Music No. 22966500 Searchlight Pictures
229665 20th Century Studios (container)
229665-1 20th Century Studios (container)
8099350 20th Century Studios (container)
8099348 20th Century Studios (disc)

 
    
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