Rejoice and Shout (2011)

Rejoice and Shout
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating PG
Runtime 1hr 55mins.
Genres Documentary, Music
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Todd Wagner Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Mark Cuban Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Joe Lauro Producer n/a 3 3000001
Don McGlynn Director n/a 2 2000001
Celia Zaentz Associate Producer n/a 171 3000004
Don McGlynn Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Chris Matson Business Affairs n/a 120792 18000001
Frank Axelsen Editor n/a 172 7000001
Steven Wacks Cinematographer n/a 402 6000002
Don McGlynn Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
The Selvy Family Actor Themselves 1 1000012
Darrel Petties Actor Himself 1 1000011
Marie Knight Actor Herself 1 1000005
Ira Tucker Actor Himself 1 1000004
Mavis Staples Actor Herself 1 1000003
Andrae Crouch Actor Himself 1 1000002
Willa Ward Actor Herself 1 1000006
Ira Tucker Jr. Actor Himself 1 1000007
Jacquie Gales Webb Actor Herself 1 1000010
Bill Carpenter Actor Himself 1 1000009
Anthony Heilbut Actor Himself 1 1000008
Smokey Robinson Actor Himself 1 1000001
Synopsis
Traces the evolution of Gospel through its many musical styles - the spirituals and early hymns, the four-part harmony-based quartets, the integration of blues and swing into Gospel, the emergence of Soul, and the blending of Rap and Hip Hop elements. Gospel music also walked in step with the story of African-American culture - slavery, hardscrabble rural existence and plantation work, the exodus to major cities, the Depression, World War II, civil rights and empowerment. Connecting the history of African-American culture with Gospel as it first impacted popular culture at large.
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