(NR) USA – 1 hr 10 min
2021 · d. D.L. Anderson, Matthew Durning
Starring Lena Mae Perry, Phil Cook
Eighty-two-year-old singer Lena Mae Perry spent five decades as the bandleader of legendary gospel group The Branchettes, performing their spirited, uplifting music at churches throughout the South (and beyond). Packed with soaring, foot-stomping tunes, this lively documentary follows the band as they record their first, fully live album—and pays tribute to a vital American musical tradition.
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