In partnership with Motown Museum, a free out of doors film screening kicks off the celebrations forward of the Juneteenth vacation and day of recognition on Sunday, June 19.
The Downtown Detroit Partnership (DDP) is partnering with the Motown Museum for a pre-Juneteenth screening of “Summer time of Soul,” the Oscar Award profitable 2021 documentary movie directed by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson concerning the legendary 1969 Harlem Cultural Pageant, which celebrated African American music and tradition and promoted Black delight and unity.
“Questlove is a superb musician and as we realized on his go to to Motown Museum in 2018, he’s additionally an avid collector and music historian,” mentioned Robin Terry, chairwoman and CEO of Motown Museum. “This charming documentary ‘Summer time of Soul’ is a superb expression of his ardour for music and reward for storytelling. We’re thrilled to have fun Questlove’s success by sharing this extraordinary Oscar profitable movie with the Detroit group.”
The displaying takes place Thursday, June 16, and attendees are inspired to reach by 6 p.m. for particular themed actions, together with music and a particular pre-movie video courtesy of the Motown Museum. Attendees who arrive early could have an opportunity to attain some free giveaways and goodies and two fortunate winners will obtain VIP swag luggage supplied by DDP, Capital One Café and the Motown Museum.
This is part of the Downtown Detroit Partnership (DDP) returning Film Nights within the D lineup, a free out of doors film collection that includes distinctive movies on the large display screen at Campus Martius Park each Thursday via August.
Moviegoers are welcome to carry a chair or blanket to unfold out on the garden for a soothing, entertaining summer season night underneath the celebs within the award-winning downtown Detroit park.