Summer Of Soul (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised)

Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson

IndieLisboa 2021 •

USA, Documentary, 2021, 117′

Musician and DJ (and composer and journalist, among others) Questlove signs — in his own name, as Ahmir Khalib Thompson — this documentary about the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival. The festival lasted six weeks and featured performances by Stevie Wonder and Sly and the Family Stone. But it got lost in the collective memory.