Take Me to the River (2014)

Documentary, History, Music, Terrence Howard

Director: Martin Shore

Writer(s): Rick Clark, Jerry Harrison, Julie Janata , Martin Shore, Zac Stanford

Stars: Terrence Howard, James Alexander, Al Bell, William Bell, Bobby Bland, Stephanie Bolton, Scott Bomar, George Brown Jr., Ben Cauley, Chris Chew, Brandon Chornes, Preston Clark, Otis Clay, Edward ‘Hot’ Cleveland, Cedric Coleman, Cody Dickinson, Luther Dickinson, Larry Dodson, Benjamin Flores Jr., Marc Franklin, Eric Gales, Al Gamble, Anthony Gentry, Tameka Goodman, Yo Gotti, Isaac Hayes, Charles Hodges, Leroy ‘Flick’ Hodges, Teenie Hodges, David Hood, Clifton Jackson, Jesse Jackson, Booker T. Jones, Al Kapone, Amy Lavere, Archie Love, Susan Marshall, Paul McKinney, Lannie McMillan, Lawrence Mitchell, Charlie Musselwhite, Sharisse Norman, Shontelle Norman, Deanie Parker, Charles ‘Skip’ Pitts, David Porter, Steve Potts, Joe Restivo, Bobby Rush, Andrew Saino, Ian Siegal, George Sluppick, Derrick Smith II, Kirk Smithhart, Kirk Smothers, Lester Snell, Snoop Dogg, Mavis Staples, Yvonne Staples, Hubert Sumlin, Marvell Thomas, Archie ‘Hubie’ Turner, Kelvin Walters, Kirk Whalum

Synopsis: A documentary about the soul of American music. The film follows the recording of a new album featuring legends from Stax records and Memphis mentoring and passing on their musical magic to stars and artists of today.

Release Date: March 11, 2014 (USA) | Length: 95 min | Genre: History, Music | MPAA Rating: NR

Note: Premiered at the South by Southwest Film Festival in 2014.