A special preview screening of SUMMER OF SOUL was held at the Light House cinema.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.
In the summer of 1969, just 100 miles south of Woodstock, The Harlem Cultural Festival was filmed. in Mount Morris. SUMMER OF SOUL 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 never-before-seen concert performances by Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Sly & the Family Stone, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Ray Baretto, Abbey Lincoln & Max Roach and more.
Pictures Andres Poveda
PHOTO – Adam Maryniak and Brendan Courtney pictured at a special preview screening of SUMMER OF SOUL at the Light House cinema Dublin. Picture Andres Poveda