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).
Tags: Al Sharpton, Bobby Byrd, Bootsy Collins, Christian McBride, Chuck D, Cleveland Sellers, Clyde Stubblefield, Danny Ray, Darryl McDaniels, Dick Gregory, Don Cornelius, Duke Ellington, Flavor Flav, Fred Wesley, Greg Tate, H. Rap Brown, James Brown, James Meredith, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Little Richard, Louis Jordan, Maceo Parker, Malcolm X, Martha High, Martin Luther King Jr, Melvin Parker, Michael Jackson, Micheal Veal, Pee Wee Ellis, Phelps Collins, Prince, Questlove, Sammy Davis Jr., Stokely Carmichael