||Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
||The 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival, a six-week music festival, held at Mount Morris Park in Harlem, boasted a lineup of some of music’s biggest names, including Stevie Wonder, Sly and the Family Stone, Gladys Knight and Pips and Nina Simone. But how did a cultural moment attended by more than 300,000 people go largely unremembered in pop culture for more than 50 years?
||Searchlight Pictures, Hulu
||RadicalMedia, Vulcan Productions, Concordia Studio, Play/Action Pictures, LarryBilly Productions, Mass Distraction Media
||Joseph Patel, Robert Fyvolent, David Dinerstein
||Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson
||Searchlight Pictures and Hulu have picked up worldwide distribution rights to the flim, with the film set for theatrical release, as well as exclusively streaming on Hulu in the U.S. and internationally on Star and Star plus. The documentary was acquired for north of $12 million.