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The Apollo (2019)
NAME OF FILM: THE APOLLO
DIRECTOR(S): Roger Ross Williams
STARRING: Jamie Foxx, Patti LaBelle, Smokey Robinson
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: The historic Apollo Theater is cherished as the platform that launched the careers of countless African-American talents. Its enduring influence on popular culture and commitment to both established and emerging artists in the community is lovingly chronicled in this captivating tribute from Academy Award-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams.
HBO confirmed their slate of documentaries for the second half of 2019, including: Roger Ross Williams’ THE APOLLO, an insider’s look at the history and legacy of the legendary Apollo Theater.
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