Watch The Official Trailer for HBO's Upcoming Apollo Theater Doc, ft. Pharrell, Smokey Robinson, Ta-Nehisi Coates and More

BY ZO • OCT 21 2019

Aptly titled, The Apollo, the documentary is directed by Roger Ross Williams, who won in an Oscar in 2010 for the short film, Music by Prudence. The trailer features archival clips of performances from Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Lauryn Hill, and Queen Latifah, as well as interviews with, but not limited to, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Pharrell, and Angela Bassett. According to a synopsis, the film “chronicles the unique history and contemporary legacy of the New York City landmark.”

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