Relaxed screening: Summer of Soul (... Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
Don’t miss this extraordinary concert footage, shot in 1969 and brought to life by Questlove.
Tuesday 26 October 18:00 NFT3
Tickets will be available to book either online, by calling (020 7928 3232) or by emailing the Box Office: firstname.lastname@example.org
Experience the joyous 1969 Harlem Music Festival in this new award-winning documentary, featuring Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone and more. This unearthed footage highlights outstanding musical talent and places these groundbreaking concerts in the context of the politics and civil rights movements of the time.
The screening will be introduced by Emma Dalmayne, autistic activist and campaigner for autistic rights, mother to wonderful big and little people, CEO of Autistic Inclusive Meets and author of It’s An Autism Thing... I’ll Help You Understand It.
Relaxed screenings are presented each month for those in the neuro-diverse community and their assistants and carers. More detailed information can be found at bfi.org.uk/relaxed.
BFI Southbank has been awarded the National Autistic Society's Autism Friendly Award.