The Resource Summer of soul (...or when the revolution could not be televised), 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 ; directed by Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson ; produced by Joseph Patel, Robert Fyvolent, David Dinerstein

Summer of soul (...or when the revolution could not be televised), 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 ; directed by Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson ; produced by Joseph Patel, Robert Fyvolent, David Dinerstein

Label
Summer of soul (...or when the revolution could not be televised)
Title
Summer of soul (...or when the revolution could not be televised)
Statement of responsibility
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 ; directed by Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson ; produced by Joseph Patel, Robert Fyvolent, David Dinerstein
Contributor
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Performer
Presenter
Production company
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Shawn Peters ; edited by Joshua L. Pearson
Dewey number
782.421644
Intended audience
MPA rating: PG-13; for some disturbing images, smoking and brief drug material
Language note
English dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); described video
LC call number
M1670
LC item number
.S86 2022
PerformerNote
Featuring Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Sly & the Family Stone, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Mahalia Jackson, B.B. King, The 5th Dimension
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1933-2003
  • 1911-1972
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Questlove
  • Patel, Joseph
  • Fyvolent, Robert
  • Dinerstein, David
  • Wonder, Stevie
  • Simone, Nina
  • Jackson, Mahalia
  • King, B. B.
  • Sly & the Family Stone (Musical group)
  • Gladys Knight and the Pips
  • 5th Dimension (Musical group)
  • Searchlight Pictures
  • Onyx Collective
  • Hulu (Firm)
  • Vulcan Productions
  • Concordia Studio
  • Play/Action Pictures
  • LarryBilly Productions
  • Mass Distraction Media
  • @Radical.media (Firm)
  • 20th Century Studios
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
118
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Harlem Cultural Festival
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Popular music
  • Harlem Cultural Festival
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Popular music
Technique
live action
Label
Summer of soul (...or when the revolution could not be televised), 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 ; directed by Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson ; produced by Joseph Patel, Robert Fyvolent, David Dinerstein
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2021
  • Wide screen
  • Special features: Audio commentary by director Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson; Soul searching: a behind-the-scenes look; Harlem: then and now
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1291216966
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936894165
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 22966500
  • 229665
  • 229665-1
  • 8099350
  • 8099348
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; wide screen; Dolby digital 5.1 or 2.0; described video
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Summer of soul (...or when the revolution could not be televised), 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 ; directed by Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson ; produced by Joseph Patel, Robert Fyvolent, David Dinerstein
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2021
  • Wide screen
  • Special features: Audio commentary by director Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson; Soul searching: a behind-the-scenes look; Harlem: then and now
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1291216966
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936894165
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 22966500
  • 229665
  • 229665-1
  • 8099350
  • 8099348
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; wide screen; Dolby digital 5.1 or 2.0; described video
Video recording format
DVD

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