‘Summer of Soul’ Featurette Examines the Harlem Cultural Festival and How 1969 Mirrors the Present Day

‘Summer of Soul’ Featurette Examines the Harlem Cultural Festival and How 1969 Mirrors the Present Day Posted on Wednesday, June 30th, 2021 by Joshua Meyer Summer of Soul debuted its first trailer during this year’s belated Academy Awards and the film’s director, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, also happened to serve as music director for the ceremony. The documentary focuses […]

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‘Summer of Soul’ Trailer Celebrates Black Music and Culture at the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival

‘Summer of Soul’ Trailer Celebrates Black Music and Culture at the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival Posted on Monday, April 26th, 2021 by Ethan Anderton The 93rd Academy Awards ceremony was given a little life last night thanks to Questlove, who served as music director and DJ throughout the evening. During the ceremony, he introduced the […]

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Sundance’s ‘Summer of Soul’ Documentary Will Bring “Black Woodstock” to Hulu in July

Sundance’s ‘Summer of Soul’ Documentary Will Bring “Black Woodstock” to Hulu in July Posted on Monday, April 5th, 2021 by Ethan Anderton During the virtual Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, The Tonight Show bandleader and The Roots drummer Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson debuted a documentary about The Harlem Cultural Festival of 1969, an event that […]

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‘Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street’ Review: A Loving Tribute to the Groundbreaking Children’s TV Show [Sundance 2021]

‘Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street’ Review: A Loving Tribute to the Groundbreaking Children’s TV Show [Sundance 2021] Posted on Sunday, January 31st, 2021 by Ethan Anderton Documentaries like I Am Big Bird: The Carroll Spinney Story and Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey have already dug into a couple slices of the magic […]

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‘Summer of Soul’ Review: A Joyous Celebration of a Forgotten Music Festival [Sundance 2021]

‘Summer of Soul’ Review: A Joyous Celebration of a Forgotten Music Festival [Sundance 2021] Posted on Friday, January 29th, 2021 by Ben Pearson The 1969 Woodstock music festival, which featured performances by artists like Joni Mitchell, Jimi Hendrix, and The Who, seared its way into the public consciousness almost immediately and became an almost mythical […]

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Ariana Grande – Faith

See the girl with the diamonds and the shoes? Yeah… She walks around like she’s got nothin’ to lose Yes she’s a go-getter, she’s everybody’s type She’s a queen of the city but she don’t believe the hype She’s got her own elevation, holy motivation ‘Til I wrote some letters on big bold signs I […]

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Stevie Wonder – Faith

[Verse 1: Stevie Wonder] See the girl with the diamonds and the shoes? Yeah She walks around like she’s got nothin’ to lose Yes she’s a go-getter, she’s everybody’s type She’s a queen of the city but she don’t believe the hype She’s got her own elevation, holy motivation ‘Til I wrote some letters on […]

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Stevie Wonder – Faith feat. Ariana Grande

[From the Original Movie “Sing”] [Stevie Wonder:] See the girl with the diamonds and the shoes? Yeah She walks around like she’s got nothin’ to lose Yes she’s a go-getter, she’s everybody’s type She’s a queen of the city but she don’t believe the hype She’s got her own elevation, holy motivation ‘Til I wrote […]

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