Context of Summer of soul (...or when the revolution could not be televised), Searchlight Pictures, Onyx Collective and Hulu present ; a Vulcan Productions Inc. production ; in association with Concordia Studio, Play/Action Pictures, LarryBilly Productions ; produced by Mass Distraction Media and RadicalMedia ; a Questlove jawn ; directed by Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson ; produced by Joseph Patel, Robert Fyvolent, David Dinerstein