A documentary highlighting the career and legacy of Nina Simone is coming to theaters this month. The film will release at NYC’s Miles Gallery and LA’s Sundance Sunset on October 16th and will open nationwide on October 23rd.
Here is a synopsis of the documentary:
Much beloved and often misunderstood, the story of Americaʼs most overlooked musical genius is finally brought to light in “The Amazing Nina Simone.” Director Jeff L. Lieberman (”Re-Emerging: The Jews of Nigeria”) brings audiences on Nina’s journey from the segregated South, through the worlds of classical music, jazz joints & international concert halls. Navigating through the twists & turns of the 1960’s fight for racial equality, the film delves deep into Nina’s artistry and intentions, answering long-held questions behind Ninaʼs most beloved songs, bold style, controversial statements, and the reason she left America.You can find a list of screenings here.
Watch the trailer below.
The Amazing Nina Simone - Documentary Feature Trailer from Re-Emerging Films on Vimeo.