PROXY Fall Film Festival: Summer of Soul

Directed by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, 2021 [PG-13]

SUMMER OF SOUL, the directorial debut of legendary musician Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, captures the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival through archival footage and direct interviews. Including snippets of performances by Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, and Gladys Knight and the Pips among others, the film is an exploration and celebration of Black culture, history, music and fashion.

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