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Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) (Searchlight Pictures)

  • PG-13 1 hour 58 minutes
  • Documentary / Music
  • Release Date: June 25, 2021
  • Theatrical / Moderate (752 locations)

Summer Of Soul (...Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised) is a feature documentary about the legendary 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival which celebrated African American music and culture, and promoted Black pride and unity.

Director & Top Cast

  • Questlove

    Director

  • RA

    Roy Ayers

    Self

  • EB

    Ethel Beatty

    Self

  • BB

    Barbara Bland-Acosta

    Self

  • MB

    Mike Boone

    Self

Box Office Results

Domestic

 Week 1
07/02-07/08
Week 2
07/09-07/15
Week 3
07/16-07/22
Week 4
07/23-07/29
Week 5
07/30-08/05
Week 6
08/06-08/12
Week 7-9
08/20-09/03
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 WeekendWeeklyLocations 
WeekGross $% Chg.Gross $% Chg.#Chg.Per Theater
Average
1 | 07/02/2021-07/08/2021$647,634-$1,052,524-752-$1,400
2 | 07/09/2021-07/15/2021$377,634-41.7 %$638,842-39.3 %7520$850
3 | 07/16/2021-07/22/2021$180,985-52.1 %$289,235-54.7 %275-477$1,052
4 | 07/23/2021-07/29/2021$104,392-42.3 %$167,180-42.2 %150-125$1,115
5 | 07/30/2021-08/05/2021$51,975-50.2 %$88,835-46.9 %85-65$1,045
6 | 08/06/2021-08/12/2021$23,867-54.1 %$37,035-58.3 %42-43$882
7 | 08/13/2021-08/19/2021$13,441-43.7 %$22,646-38.9 %26-16$871
8 | 08/20/2021-08/26/2021$8,435-37.2 %$14,761-34.8 %20-6$738
9 | 08/27/2021-09/02/2021$5,032-40.3 %$9,591-35 %12-8$799
 Total$2,320,649 

Total Includes Full Week Grosses for Weeks 1-9

Worldwide

Box Office Results | Worldwide
Domestic TotalInternational TotalWorldwide Total
$2,320,649
(64.8%)
$1,262,330
(35.2%)
$3,582,979
(100%)

Additional Details

    Key Dates: 10/07/2021 - Busan International Film Festival (South Korea) , 09/17/2021 - Helsinki International Film Festival (Finland) , 09/03/2021 - Docs Against Gravity Film Festival (Poland) , 08/27/2021 - Jerusalem Film Festival (Israel) More Dates..

    Key Dates

    DateDetail
    10/07/2021Busan International Film Festival (South Korea)
    09/17/2021Helsinki International Film Festival (Finland)
    09/03/2021Docs Against Gravity Film Festival (Poland)
    08/27/2021Jerusalem Film Festival (Israel)
    08/21/2021IndieLisboa International Film Festival (Portugal)
    08/15/2021Sarajevo Film Festival (Bosnia & Herzegovina)
    08/14/2021internet Melbourne International Film Festival (Australia)
    07/15/2021Madrid - Cineteca Plaza de Verano subtitled version premiere (Spain)
    07/03/2021Taormina Film Festival (Italy)
    06/27/2021Iceland Documentary Film Festival (Iceland)
    06/24/2021Boulder Film Festival (USA)
    06/17/2021Nantucket Film Festival (USA)
    06/16/2021Provincetown International Film Festival (USA)
    06/03/2021opening film San Francisco Documentary Film Festival (USA)
    05/13/2021Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival (USA)
    05/13/2021DocLands Documentary Film Festival (USA)
    05/05/2021True/False Film Festival (USA)
    04/29/2021internet Hot Docs International Film Festival (Canada)
    01/28/2021Sundance Film Festival (USA)