BIFF 2020
Charles Bradley: Soul Of America

Charles Bradley: Soul of America

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Why is it so hard to make it in America?

CHARLES BRADLEY: SOUL OF AMERICA follows the extraordinary journey of singer Charles Bradley during the electrifying and transformative months leading up to the release of his debut album No Time for Dreaming. Despite being abandoned as a child, a period of homelessness, the devastating loss of his brother and constant poverty, Charles never gave up on his life long dream to be a professional singer. With the help of producer and Grammy-winner Gabriel Roth (Daptone Records) and musician Tommy Brenneck, Charles moved away from the James Brown covers he'd been performing for nearly half a century and focused on finding his own unique voice.

Charles Bradley: Soul of America is POULL BRIAN’s feature length directorial debut. It had its World Premiere at the SXSW Film Festival in March 2012. He has also directed commercials, shorts and music videos – including music videos for Charles Bradley.