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Summer of Soul

Rated PG-13 1 hrs. & 57 mins. 8

Sat, Jul 9th, 2022 @ 7:00 pm

Theatrical poster for Summer of Soul
With Bob Gulledge on the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ

About This Movie

Directed by Questlove and originally released in the US on July 2nd, 2021

Summary

During the same summer as Woodstock, over 300,000 people attended the Harlem Cultural Festival, celebrating African American music and culture, and promoting Black pride and unity. The footage from the festival sat in a basement, unseen for over 50 years, keeping this incredible event in America's history lost — until now.

Cast

Stevie Wonder, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Chris Rock, Tony Lawrence, Nina Simone, B. B. King, Abbey Lincoln, Mavis Staples, Mahalia Jackson, David Ruffin, and Fidel Castro