Celebrate the Iconic Style and Sounds Inspired by Shaft
Explore the style and sounds inspired by this breakthrough moment in film, fashion, and music.
Harlem is widely known as a leader in the style and fashion world. The original Shaft film, set right here in our neighborhood, showcases the beautiful Black Power imagery that paved the way for generations to come. We've partnered with these local and Black-owned retailers to help you get into the spirit of Shaft.
HARLEM'S HEAVEN HATS
Use discount code HP2P or show your Apollo ticket stub to receive 15% in-store and online.
Located at 2538 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd, New York, NY 10039
FLAMEKEEPER'S HAT CLUB
Vist this local Harlem-based boutique for a specially curated selection of hats perfect to arrive to the screening like a bad mother...
NOT YOUR MAMA'S VINTAGE CLOSET
Shop this Black-owned vintage pop-up shop in Brooklyn and receive personal styling for your 70s-inspired looks.
The title song, "Theme from Shaft,” easily ranks among the most memorable feature film themes of our time. It shot to #1 on the Billboard Top 40, and also won a Grammy Award for “Best Original Song.” Listen to the Shaft inspired playlist and add your own Black Power theme song at our on-site BLACKtivation in the Apollo Theater lobby the day of the screening.
APOLLO FILM PRESENTS
WITH BURNT SUGAR THE ARKESTRA CHAMBER
SATURDAY FEBRUARY, 29 | 8PM
In a special blend of film and music, Apollo presents a screening of the original 1971 Gordon Parks film Shaft, with Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber in concert. Greg Tate, cultural critic and the founder/conductor of Burnt Sugar, leads a live performance that showcases the funk and sensuality of Isaac Hayes’ Academy Award-winning score.