In 1990, actor, comedian, writer and director, Robert Townsend, went against every obstacle in Hollywood, relying on his faith, street smarts, and tenacity to bring his passion project, 1991’s “The Five Heartbeats,” to big screens. The Motown-flavored story of the rise and fall of an African-American vocal group in the ‘60s, the musical drama is the subject of Townsend’s documentary, “Making The Five Heartbeats.”
“Making The Five Heartbeats” is told through behind-the-scenes footage and personal stories with the five stars of the film (Townsend, Michael Wright, Harry J Lennix, Leon Robinson, Tico Wells), plus co-writer Keenen Ivory Wayans, and the film’s bad guy you love to hate, “Big Red” (Hawthorne James). In addition to the documentary, attendees will view an exclusive welcome from Townsend.
Fathom Events presents “Making The Five Heartbeats” in nearly 500 movie theaters on Monday, August 27 at 7 p.m. local time.
Tickets for the “Making The Five Heartbeats” can be purchased online by visiting or at participating theater box offices.
The event will screen at the following local cinemas:
Cinemark Cy-Fair Town Center 25720 Northwest Freeway Cypress TX 77429-1046
AMC AMC Willowbrook 24 17145 Tomball Parkway Houston TX 77064-1116
AMC AMC Gulf Pointe 30 11801 S Sam Houston Parkway East Houston TX 77089-4765
Regal Regal Greenway Grand Palace Stadium 24 3839 Weslayan Street Houston TX 77027
Regal Regal Houston Marq*E Stadium 23 7600 Katy Freeway Houston TX 77024
AMC AMC Deerbrook 24 20131 Highway 59 N, Suite 8000 Humble TX 77338-2326
Cinemark Cinemark 19 Katy 1030 W. Grand Parkway North Katy TX 77449
AMC AMC First Colony 24 3301 Town Center Boulevard S Sugar Land TX 77479-2327
Cinemark The Woodlands 1600 Lake Robbins Drive The Woodlands TX 77380
Cinemark Cinemark 18 Webster 20915 Gulf Freeway Webster TX 77598