Here you’ll find talent

That much is clear from the hyperkinetic edits with lots of never be fore seen footage including the first ever shows by “Little” Stevie Wonder and Lauryn Hill and anecdotes galore in interviews with all the people who were there.

The film’s recurring theme is the dialogue rehearsal for a stage adaptation of TaNehisi Coates’s Between The World and Me, which explores what it means to be black in the United States.

The Apollo is inextricably bound up with the history of black identity. It was the venue for the memorial service for James Brown, and for a triumphant performance by America’s first black president.