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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 22-23 Derby QUAD   Link
February 22-27 Bristol Watershed   Link
February 28 Bristol Watershed Director Q&A Link
February 23 London Rio Cinema Dalston   Link
February 24 London ArtHouse Crouch End Director Q&A Link
February 26 London DocHouse   Link
February 27 London Regent Street Cinema   Link
March 01 London ArtHouse Crouch End   Link
March 01 London Genesis Director Q&A Link
March 01 Birmingham Mockingbird Cinema   Link
March 02-05 London DocHouse   Link
March 03 London Ritzy Brixton Director Q&A Link
March 04 Darlington The Forum Cinema   Link
March 05 London Lexi Cinema Director Q&A Link
March 04-07 Glasgow Glasgow Film Theatre   Link
March 07 London DocHouse   Link
March 08-09 Leicester Phoenix Cinema   Link
March 09 London DocHouse   Link
March 11 London DocHouse   Link
March 15-16 London DocHouse   Link
March 19-20 London DocHouse   Link
March 21 London Lexi Cinema Director Q&A Link
March 22 Stirling Macrobert   Link
March 23 Newcastle Hoochie Coochie Club   Link
March 26 Leeds Everyman   Link
March 27-28 Edinburgh Filmhouse   Link
March 28 London DocHouse   Link
April 02 London Lexi Cinema    
April 03 Dublin Sugar Club   Link
April 07 Leeds Outlaws Yacht Club   Link
April 09-10 Aberdeen Belmont Filmhouse   Link
April 10 London Lexi Cinema   Link
April 10 London Lexi Cinema   Link
April 13 Sheffield Showroom Cinema   Link
April 14 London Ritzy Brixton Director Q&A Link
May 09 London House of Vans   Link
May 09 London Whirled Cinema Starts 19.15 Link
May 09 London Whirled Cinema Starts 21.30 Link
May 14 London Everyman Baker Street Director Q&A Link
May 15 London Everyman Crystal Palace Director Q&A Link
May 18 Portsmouth No.6 Cinema   Link
May 24 Manchester Home   Link
June 22 Croydon David Lean Cinema Director Q&A  
         
         

DVD RELEASE SPRING 2019
(Moviehouse Entertainment & Cadiz Music)