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


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 h

MPAA Rating PG-13

Status Released

Release Date 2021-07-02

Runtime 117 minutes

Revenue $37m


TMDB 7.756


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jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "One of my favorite documentaries, very well done! Glad that hidden history is being uncovered!"

Sher Free's profile image

sher_free shared a tip "⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️"

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wajwilliams shared a tip "Impressive #documentary #music #decade2020"

Charles Moore's profile image

charles_moore_3600 shared a tip "Amazing and Uplifting"

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guy_farina shared a tip "Awesome"

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cole_whitworth shared a tip "Fantastic! Great documentary and loved the amazing quality in sound with the performances. #musicdoc"

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jeff_barager shared a tip "Unbelievable performances. Socially important. Fantastic documentary."

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brian_barnes_9826 shared a tip "Love it"

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Blueshand shared a tip "Excellent! Well produced with important messages."

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scott_lechlider shared a tip "Stevie Wonder Rockin’ on the drums?"

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francesse_dolbrice shared a tip "So moving"

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shannon_day shared a tip "Wow. I was hooked within the first five minutes (Stevie). If you like music, history, or fashion, watch it."

Janna Cotson's profile image

janna_cotson shared a tip "Great representation of what black culture TRULY is"

Thad Elam's profile image

thad_elam shared a tip "Music was awesome"

Sherri Goldberg's profile image

sherri_goldberg shared a tip "Phenomenal documentary and rather shocking this footage sat in a basement for 50 years."

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shondraha_cockrell shared a tip "A truly amazing film!"

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erin_dennis_4821 shared a tip "Informative, but also loved seeing all the fashion and smiling crowd!"

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