Due to increased cases in Davidson County, it is necessary to postpone the screening until it becomes safe for our friends and family to gather. We are elated to announce that Shine Service was is an official selection for the 2020 Nashville Film Festival, documentary. Look for this motion picture film on streaming services soon.
Shine Service is a feature-length documentary that tells the incredible life story of Robert Person, a/k/a “Percy”, an 82-year-old, African American shoe shine man. Percy began shining shoes in 1947 with a small shoe stand on Nashville’s historic Jefferson Street and currently owns and operates Shine Service in the historic downtown Nashville Arcade. He is a Nashville icon and has touched the lives of many people including professional athletes, high-profile public officials, and others along the way.
Directed by: Drew Maynard
Executive Producers: Phillip Byron Jones & Tammy Parmentier-Jones
Produced by: Red Truck Creative & Bolo Brothers Creative
Based on the short story Shine Service by Phillip Byron Jones
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