The dispute for the crown between Solomon Burke and James Brown is loaded with a mythology as strong as these two personalities of rock & soul, rhythm & blues, and American funk. Director Jean-Charles Mbotti Malolo turns the encounter between these two musical legends into a unique sensorial experience, an animation that plays the beat of song and love.
Jean-Charles Mbotti Malolo Jean-Charles Mbotti Malolo graduation’s movie ‘My Heart Is A Metronome’, won the Best Debut Prize at the Hiroshima Festival in 2008. With ‘The Sense of Touch’ in 2014, he combines dancing aesthetics and sign language. Selected in more than 60 selections in festivals and rewarded with 22 international prizes, the film received a great public reception. In 2018, he brings back to life James Brown and Solomon Burke in a new short film called ‘Make it Soul’.