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Poster for Northern Soul

Northern Soul

Director: Elaine Constantine Run Time: 102 min. Format: DCP Rating: NR Release Year: 2014

Starring: Antonia Thomas, Elliot James Langridge, Josh Whitehouse, Steve Coogan

She Made It presents a special Music Driven presentation of NORTHERN SOUL with director Elaine Constantine in person for a Q&A moderated by The Face Radio‘s Kurtis Powers.

In the 1970s, a form of dance music took a feverish hold on the UK, finding its heart in the north of England. The music of 1960s-70s American soul singers combined with distinctive dance styles to create what became known as northern soul. The movement tapped into a yearning for individual expression in northern working-class teenagers, and exploded into a cultural phenomenon that influenced a generation of DJs, songwriters and designers for decades to come. Northern Soul, a new film by acclaimed photographer and director Elaine Constantine, brings to life the scene for a whole new generation of 16 to 24-year-olds as well as longstanding soul fans.

Part of Nitehawk’s MUSIC DRIVEN Signature Series. Presented with our media partner, Noisey.