Director: Alex Gibney

Writer(s): Alex Gibney

Starring: James Brown, Christian McBride, Bobby Byrd, Greg Tate, Louis Jordan, Duke Ellington, Mick Jagger, John Starks, Eugene ‘Bull’ Connor, Al Sharpton, Martha High, Little Richard, Melvin Parker, Alan Leeds, Clyde Stubblefield, Micheal Veal, Danny Ray, Ahmir-Khalib Thompson, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Lyndon Johnson, Maceo Parker, Gerry and the Pacemakers, The Beach Boys, Pee Wee Ellis, Fred Wesley, Ben Bart, Ed Sullivan, James Meredith, Cleveland Sellers, Dick Gregory, Stokely Carmichael, H. Rap Brown, Kevin White, Louis B. Lyons, Hubert H. Humphrey, Don Warden, Chuck D, Mike Douglas, David Susskind, Richard Nixon, Bootsy Collins, Phelps ‘Catfish’ Collins, Jim Wipkee, Michael Jackson, Prince, Kanye West, Don Cornelius, Sammy Davis Jr., Flavor Flav, Gerald Ford, Jay Z, Brian Jones, Bruno Mars, Darryl McDaniels, Jason Mizell, Pat Nixon, Keith Richards, Dinah Shore, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman

Synopsis: A look at the life of the legendary Rhythm and Blues musician, James Brown, from his early years in South Carolina to his efforts during the Civil Rights movement.

Release Date: October 27, 2014 (USA) | Length: 98 min | Genre: Biography, History, Music | MPAA Rating: NR

Note: Premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival April 27, 2014 (work in progress).

 

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