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It's time to set the record straight on the true story of the Black queer origins of rock n’ roll. Exploding the whitewashed canon of American pop music, Little Richard: I Am Everything reveals the innovator—the originator—Richard Penniman, aka Little Richard. The film shares a wealth of archival and performance material that brings us into Richard’s complicated inner world, unspooling the icon’s life story with all its switchbacks and contradictions. In interviews with family, musicians and cutting edge black and queer scholars, discover how Richard created an art form for ultimate self-expression, yet what he gave to the world he was never able to give to himself.

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  • Director(s)

    • Lisa Cortés

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