Directed by Jeff L. Lieberman, documentary, 110 minutes, USA, 2015.
Nina Simone was both loved and feared throughout the 1960s for her outspoken vision of Black Freedom. Today, Nina is more popular eleven years after her death than ever before. President Barack Obama listed ‘Sinnerman’ in his top 5 favorite songs, and whether re-mixed, re-sampled or in its pure form, Nina’s music continues to empower people around the world with its unrelenting appeal for justice. The Amazing Nina Simone reveals the real Nina Simone through over 50 intimate and exclusive interviews with those who best knew the artistry and intentions of one of America’s true musical geniuses. Discussion with director Jeff Lieberman to follow.
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