August 13, 2021
Following the rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom, RESPECT is the remarkable true story of the music icon’s journey to find her voice.
Jennifer Hudson; Forest Whitaker; Marlon Wayans; Tituss Burgess; Mary J. Blige
Jennifer Hudson Says It Was An “Honor” After Wrapping Production On Aretha Franklin Biopic ‘Respect’
Scene 2 Seen Podcast: ‘Respect’ Director Liesl Tommy Talks Creative Process And Challenges To Making Aretha Franklin Biopic
‘Respect’: Read The Screenplay For Aretha Franklin Biopic That Explores How She Became The Queen Of Soul
Sue Baden-Powell; Jason Cloth; Aaron L. Gilbert; Jennifer Hudson; Liesl Tommy
Tracey Scott Wilson
Scott Bernstein; Jonathan Glickman; Harvey. Mason Jr; Stacey Sher
In Session Talks
IN SESSION TALKS
The initiative, geared toward high schoolers, consists of a series of master classes with celebrated performers, composers, music industry professionals, and high-achieving women of color. The goal with these videos is to bolster music education and to emphasize women’s empowerment, helping to close the equity gap for young people of color from underserved communities, and to inspire the next generation of artists and leaders. Each master class is accompanied by a discussion guide and supplemental resources.
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Save the Music Foundation
Leading Women Defined
National Association for Music Education