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

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

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. The feature includes never-before-seen concert performances by Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Sly & the Family Stone, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Mahalia Jackson, B.B. King, The 5th Dimension, and more.

Tickets: $10 (members), $15 (nonmembers)

"A pivotal moment in Black cultural history - and an absolutely infectious film to watch."
Alissa Wilkinson, Vox
"It really can't be overstated what a miracle this film feels like."
Oscar Goff, Boston Hassle
"A joyous piece of filmmaking, something that I could have watched for literal hours, and contains quite simply some of the best concert footage ever put on film."
Brian Tallerico,

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