“RESPECT YOURSELF: The Stax Records Story” – PRESS

1. August, 2007 Press
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Winner Silver Tele Award (highest honor), Best Music Video, Tele Awards Nominee: Grammy, Best Music Video, 2009


“An essential account of auteurism in one of American music’s greatest eras. Stax gave birth to the Memphis Sound and some of the most influential recordings of the 1960s.” -GINIA BELLEFONTE, NEW YORK TIMES

“Superb as merely a nostalgic look at one of the most soulful chapters in American pop history, but even more valuable as a sobering snapshot of race relations in the 1960s. Respect Yourself
explains why the studio’s legacy matters.” – ROBERT HILBURN, LA TIMES

“A virtual soundtrack to the civil rights movement. This two-hour film celebrates the the label that introduced a who’s-who of soul music greats.” – FRAZIER MOORE, ASSOCIATED PRESS “A must-see
for music fans and students of American pop culture.” – KEVIN MCDONOUGH, UNITED FEATURES SYNDICATE

“Riveting…captures the powerful rivers of music, race and ego as they come together in 1960s-’70s Memphis. Respect Yourself proves conclusively that as long as music is played, Stax Records
will endure.” – DAVID HINCKLEY, NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

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