The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum

Film Screening: Chuck Berry: Hail Hail Rock and Roll!

Friday, February 10: 7 p.m. -

In celebration of Black History Month, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum will present a special film series, “Double Exposure: African American Music on Film,” which will highlight the central role of African Americans in the history of rock and roll.

Chuck Berry: Hail! Hail! Rock ‘N’ Roll! (1987)

Runtime: 120 minutes

The unforgettable life and music of pioneering legend Chuck Berry (inducted 1986) are celebrated in this landmark feature film, capturing a once-in-a-lifetime gathering of rock and roll’s finest.  In 1986, Keith Richards invited a roster of great musicians to honor Chuck Berry for an evening of music to commemorate Berry’s 60th birthday, including performances by Etta James, Eric Clapton, Robert Cray, and Julian Lennon, along with archival footage of an unforgettable duet by Chuck Berry and John Lennon. Directed by Taylor Hackford.

Photo courtesy of Roland Godefroy

This event is free with a reservation.  Please email or call the Education Department at 216.515.8426.