At long last, Jennifer Maas's highly anticipated documentary on Seattle's early funk and soul scene is getting a proper debut (see Brian Barr's excellent profile

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Music in Movies on Mondays: Local Music Doc Wheedle's Groove Set to Premiere at SIFF

At long last, Jennifer Maas's highly anticipated documentary on Seattle's early funk and soul scene is getting a proper debut (see Brian Barr's excellent profile of Maas over here for more background). Wheedle's Groove will be making its official Seattle premiere at the Seattle International Film Festival on Sunday, May 30th at 9:30 PM at SIFF Cinema. Over the past few months, the film has been receiving rave reviews and awards at festivals around the country, including the Chicago International Movies and Music Festival, Oxford Film Festival, Portland's Reel Music Film Festival, Indie Memphis (winning the Audience Award), Olympia Film Festival, and the Atlanta Film Festival. Grab your tickets over here; a clip from the film focusing on Pastor Patrinell Staten Wright and the Total Experience Gospel Choir's gospel rendition of Soundgarden's "Jesus Christ Pose" is below:

 
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