The Apollo

Oscar®- and Emmy®-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams chronicles the unique history and contemporary legacy of New York City’s landmark Apollo Theater in this documentary that weaves together clips from music, comedy and dance performances, interviews with artists including Smokey Robinson and others, and behind-the-scenes footage of the team that makes the Apollo run.

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Director:
Roger Ross Williams

Writers:
Cassidy Hartmann
Jean Tsien

Produciton Company:
The Apollo Theater Foundation 
Polygram Entertainment
Macro
Motto Pictures
White Horse Pictures

Producers:
Roger Ross Williams
Lisa Cortes
Jeanne Elfant Festa
Cassidy Hartmann

Executive Producers:
Nigel Sinclair
Nicholas Ferrall
Julie Goldman
David Blackman
Cynthia Sexton
Charles King

Distributor:
HBO