Summer of Soul Archives

How Questlove’s ‘Summer of Soul’ win got lost in Oscars’ ugliest moment

March 31, 2022

The winner of this year’s Oscar for documentary feature was “Summer of Soul ( … or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised),” Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson’s sublime, ecstatic film about the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival. Few were surprised; even fewer seemed to take notice. For those in the Dolby Theatre and those of us watching… [Read More]