Artist Film Series
Take Me to the River
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.
Following multiple generations of award-winning Memphis and Mississippi Delta musicians 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, Mavis Staples, William Bell, Charlie Musselwhite, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Snoop Dog, Otis Clay, Lil P-Nut, Yo Gotti, Bobby Rush, Frayser Boy, The North Mississippi All-Stars and many more.
Directed by Martin Shore
Film followed by a group dialogue.
Host: Debra Amerson & Larry Rippee