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Teddy Pendergrass: If You Don’t Know Me

+ Q&A with director Olivia Lichtenstein

This new doc captures Pendergrass’s rise to fame as an R&B singer, and what happened after he became paralysed.

Image from Teddy Pendergrass: If You Don’t Know Me + Q&A with director  Olivia Lichtenstein

UK 2018
Dir Olivia Lichtenstein
106min
Digital
Certificate tbc

Legendary singer Teddy Pendergrass was poised to be the biggest R&B singer of all time until his career was struck by tragedy in 1982 as a car accident left him paralysed at the age of 31. This fascinating documentary captures his raise to fame against the complex backdrop of America in the 1960s, and his eventual, astonishing comeback.

Tickets £15, concs £12 (Members pay £2 less)

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