Summer of Soul: Film Guide

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A film guide that looks at Summer of Soul (2021) thumbnail


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A film guide that looks at Summer of Soul, an archive documentary that revisits the summer of 1969 as thousands gathered at the Harlem Cultural Festival to celebrate Black culture, music and art.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including Film Studies, Music and History in addition to highlighting themes surrounding politics, racism and prejudice, filmmaking, community, festivals and celebrations.

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