Release Date 2004

Lightning In A Bottle

Synopsis /

In February of 2003, thousands of music fans gathered at Radio City Music Hall for a tribute concert to honor the enduring legacy of blues music. The benefit concert featured blues royalty like Buddy Guy and B.B. King, as well as their musical heirs ranging from Bonnie Raitt to Mos Def and India.Arie. The documentary film Lightning in a Bottle chronicles this landmark night in the history of popular music. Directed by Antoine Fuqua and produced by Alex Gibney, the film premiered at the 2004 Berlin Film Festival and was distributed by Sony Classics, with a companion CD released by Sony Legacy.

Director /

  • Antoine Fuqua

Producers /

  • Alex Gibney
  • Margaret Bodde
  • Jack Gulick

Executive Producers /

  • Paul G. Allen
  • Jody Patton
  • Martin Scorsese

Editors /

  • Bob Eisenhardt, A.C.E.
  • Keith Salmon