TEDDY PENDERGRASS: IF YOU DON’T KNOW ME

Expected to Attend: Director Olivia Lichtenstein, members of the Pendergrass family

NYC PREMIERE The unforgettable voice behind “Don’t Leave Me This Way,” “Close the Door” and “If You Don’t Know Me By Now,” Teddy Pendergrass was poised to be the biggest R&B artist of all time with five consecutive platinum albums. But his career was halted by a 1982 car accident that left him paralyzed at age 31. This definitive biography, set to a soulful soundtrack, captures revealing interviews with his closest associates to trace his rise, fall and post-accident comeback at Live Aid.

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Sonic Cinema

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Director: Olivia Lichtenstein
Executive Producer: Michael Saunders, Katherina Saunders, Shep Gordon, Daniel Markus, Allan Strahl, Jo Bamford, Joe Oppenheimer, Michael Wood
Producer: Ian Flooks, Piers Tempest, Olivia Lichtenstein
Editor: Riaz Meer
Running Time: 106
Language: English
Country: UK
Year: 2018