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Summer of Soul (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) (2021)

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.
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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.

Rating:PG-13
Genre:Music, Documentary, History
Directed By:Questlove
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In Theaters:7/2/2021
Box Office:$37,000,000
Runtime:117 minutes
Studio:Mass Distraction Media, RadicalMedia, Vulcan Productions

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Questlove

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Stevie Wonder

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Lin-Manuel Miranda

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Chris Rock

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Tony Lawrence

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Nina Simone

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B.B. King

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Abbey Lincoln

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Mavis Staples

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Mahalia Jackson

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David Ruffin

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Sly Stone

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