Take Me to the River (2014)
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Take Me to the River (2014)

Genre
Documentary, Music
Release Date
September 12, 2014
Studio
Abramorama
Official Site
http://takemetotheriver.livingfilm.com/
Genre
Documentary, Music
Release Date
September 12, 2014
MPAA Rating
-
Duration
95 minute(s)
Production Budget
-
Studio
Abramorama
Official Site
http://takemetotheriver.livingfilm.com/
Director
Martin Shore
Producer
Martin Shore, Cody Dickinson, Dan Sameha, Brett Leonard
Starring
  • Terrence Howard as Jackie
  • William Bell
  • Snoop Dogg as Scavenger Smoker
  • Mavis Staples
  • Otis Clay
  • Benjamin Flores Jr.
  • Charlie Musselwhite
  • Bobby Bland
  • Yo Gotti as Celebrity in Club
  • Bobby Rush
  • Frayser Boy
  • North Mississippi Allstars

"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 Dogg, Mavis Staples, Otis Clay, Benjamin Flores Jr. a.k.a. Lil P-Nut, Charlie Musselwhite, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Yo Gotti, Bobby Rush, Frayser Boy, The North Mississippi All-Stars and many more.