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The Tomatometer is 60% or higher.
The Tomatometer is 59% or lower.
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The film includes a number of outstanding musical performances by gospel groups, soloists and other musicians. This is a good film for fans of gospel music, or those who want to find out more about the history of gospel music.
A relentlessly chronological, talking-head documentary that sets itself the impossible task of telling the whole rousing, spirit-lifting story of African American Christian music from slavery till now.
An exhaustively comprehensive documentary on the 200-year musical history of African-American Christianity, Don McGlynn's movie is a defacto concert film, buoyed as it is with stirring rare performances.
Footage from that golden era still makes Rejoice & Shout worthwhile, from the groups that created variations on the barbershop quartets to competing ensembles from the South that were formed at schools for the blind. It is moving stuf.