Summer of Soul

There was a time during the pre-pandemic when zeitgeist documentaries like RBG and Won’t You Be My Neighbor were bright spots at the box office. However, because of arthouse audiences’ caution to return to moviegoing last summer, Searchlight, which scooped up Summer of Soul from Sundance 2021 for $12M, opted to release the movie with an exclusive two-week theatrical
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Warner Bros’ epic Dune won the Live Action Motion Picture prize Saturday at the 58th annual Cinema Audio Society Awards, duplicating its victory earlier this awards season at the MPSE Golden Reels to become the frontrunner in the Sound category at next week’s Oscars. Dune beat out a field that included No Time to Die,
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UPDATED from 6:28 p.m. story with quotes from IDA Awards winners and IDA executive director Rick Pérez: Flee and Summer of Soul divided honors at the 37th Annual IDA Awards tonight, with Flee claiming Best Feature Documentary, and Summer of Soul capturing three awards, including best director for Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson [full winners list below]. Flee, the
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