Genre : Documentary | Biography | Music
Language : English
STORY Starting off on his 62nd birthday,Charles Bradley: Soul of America follows the extraordinary journey ofsinger Charles Bradley during the electrifying and transformative monthsleading up to the release of his debut album “No Time for Dreaming.”The 74-minute documentary feature will premiere at the SXSW 2012 FilmFestival in Austin, Texas. Despite being abandoned as a child, a periodof homelessness, the devastating loss of his brother and constantpoverty, Charles never gave up on his life long dream to be aprofessional singer. With the help of producer and Grammy-winner GabrielRoth (Daptone Records) and musician Tommy Brenneck, Charles moved awayfrom the James Brown covers he’d been performing for nearly half acentury and focused on finding his own unique voice. Earning himself anopening spot on tour for Sharon Jones, the biggest artist in the Daptonestable, Charles delivered the most impassioned performances of hislife. Coming up during one of the worst economic downturns..