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Take Me to the River

2014
  • Documentary,
  • English,
  • 100 Minutes,
  • United States
    • Director: Martin Shore
    • Producers: Martin Shore, Cody Dickinson, Jerry Harrison, Lawrence "Boo" Mitchell, Dan Sameha, Ted Chung, Brett Leonard

    "Take Me to the River" is a feature film celebrating the inter-generational and inter-racial musical influence of Memphis in the face of pervasive discrimination and segregation. The film brings multiple generations of award-winning Memphis and Mississippi Delta musicians together, following them through the creative process of recording a historic new album, to re-imagine the utopia of racial, gender and generational collaboration of Memphis in its heyday. Featuring Terrence Howard, William Bell, Snoop Dog, Mavis Staples, Otis Clay, Lil P-Nut, Charlie Musselwhite, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Yo Gotti, Bobby Rush, Frayser Boy, The North Mississippi All-Stars and many more.