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Opening Film/ Summer of Soul (…Or When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised) + Recorded Q&A

In the summer of 1969, The Harlem Cultural Festival was filmed in Mount Morris Park (now Marcus Garvey Park). After that summer, the footage was largely forgotten – until now.

Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson presents a transporting film that includes never-before-seen concert performances from Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Sly and the Family Stone, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Ray Baretto, Abbey Lincoln and Max Roach and more.

Event/ This screening will be followed by a recorded Q&A with the filmmaking team.