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Summer of soul

Questlove, (film director.). 20th Century Studios, (publisher.). Disney Enterprises (1996- ), (publisher.).

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.


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  • Physical Description: videodisc
    1 videodisc (118 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : 20th Century Studios/Disney, [2022]

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General Note:
Title from web page.
Originally produced in 2021.
GMD: videodisc.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: PG-13; for some disturbing images, smoking and brief drug material.
System Details Note:
DVD, wide screen.
Subject: Harlem Cultural Festival.
African Americans -- Music -- 20th century
African Americans -- Music -- History
African Americans -- Social life and customs
Popular music -- 1961-1970
Genre: Documentary films.
Concert films.
Video recordings.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Victoria 782.42164 Summe 38080600116048 Adult DVD Available -

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