New Motown Records documentary announced

Berry Gordy, Stevie Wonder and Smokey Robinson will all participate

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Filming has begun on The Story Of Motown, a feature-length documentary that chronicles the enormous success and enduring cultural impact of the Detroit label.

The documentary is a join production between Fulwell 73, Motown Records and the newly-revived Polygram Entertainment. It is expected to be released in 2018.

The film will be told through new interviews with the label’s founder, Berry Gordy, and many of its artists, presumably including Stevie Wonder and Smokey Robinson, as well as rare performances and behind-the-scenes footage unearthed from Motown’s vaults and Gordy’s personal archives.

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The film is being directed by Gabe and Ben Turner, whose credits include Class Of 92, I Am Bolt and One Direction: This Is Us.

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