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TEDDY PENDERGRASS
THE RISE, FALL AND RESURRECTION
OF SOUL'S SEXIEST SUPERSTAR

DIRECTOR: Olivia Lichtenstein
(Silent Twins: Without My Shadow)

SYNOPSIS
The inspiring story of Teddy Pendergrass, who was poised to be the greatest soul singer of all time. His was the immortal voice of Don’t Leave Me This Way, The Love I Lost and Close the Door. He was also the first black male artist to have five consecutive platinum albums in the US, before a devastating accident changed his life forever.

Featuring interviews with his family, friends and colleagues including Philadelphia soul legends Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff, rare archive footage and a superb soundtrack, this revealing and poignant documentary charts the life of Teddy Pendergrass. His rise to fame within the complexities of 1960s America, his tragic fall and his triumphant comeback.

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MUSIC DOCUMENTARY
UK
COMPLETED
ENGLISH
2018
106 mins
 

 
UK FILM PREMIERE
IN CONJUNCTION WITH SKY ARTS

TEDDY PENDERGRASS - IF YOU DON’T KNOW ME
The Rise, Fall And Resurrection Of Soul’s Sexiest Superstar   

BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE (BFI)
19th FEBRUARY 2019
Includes Q&A session with director
Olivia Lichtenstein

Tickets on sale 15th January 
(8th January to BFI members)

OPENING AT CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

February 19 London BFI Premiere Link
February 21 London DocHouse Director Q&A Link
February 22 Nottingham Broadway   Link
February 22 Derby QUAD Link
February 23 Derby QUAD  
February 24 London ArtHouse Crouch End Director Q&A Link
February 27 London Regent Street Cinema   Link
March 01 London Genesis Director Q&A Link
March 01 Birmingham Mockingbird Cinema   Link
March 05 London Lexi Cinema Director Q&A Link
         
         

DVD RELEASE SPRING 2019
(Moviehouse Entertainment & Cadiz Music)