Director: David Leaf
“It's that good, from the incredible opening sentence to the surprising ending. Don't miss it. Really.” - New York Post
On 4 April, 1968, Martin Luther King was assassinated in one of the 20th century's momentous - and soul-destroying - events. That night, America's inner cities erupted in riots.
The racial powder keg of Boston was on the brink of all-out street war. James Brown, the ‘Godfather of Soul', was to perform live and public officials feared the worst. Boston's African-American community could view cancelling of the concert as a call-to-arms; instead, Boston's mayor asked Brown to allow his concert to be televised. He did, and showed the power of music to bring peace in the midst of chaos.