A revolution finally televised: “Summer of Soul” by Questlove corrects the history of the pop festivals of the 60s

Let Ahmir Thompson, better known as Questlove, jump into the documentary game in style. With “Summer of Soul”, the Roots co-singer, drummer and songwriter makes his directorial debut. As with the best films, Questlove’s narrative is shrouded in mystery, while leaving an emotional resonance that won’t be soon forgotten. Subtitled (“… Or, When The Revolution …

Questlove’s ‘Summer Of Soul’ Revives Memory Of Great 1969 Music Festival: NPR

The Harlem Cultural Festival in 1969 in the documentary The summer of the soul. Searchlight Pictures / 20th Century Studios hide caption toggle legend Searchlight Pictures / 20th Century Studios The Harlem Cultural Festival in 1969 in the documentary The summer of the soul. Searchlight Pictures / 20th Century Studios From the funky groove and …