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Nina Simone: Netflix Documentary Gets an Official Trailer

Netflix has shared the official trailer to its upcoming Nina Simone documentary, What Happened, Miss Simone? It’s directed by Liz Garbus, an Academy Award-nominated filmmaker best known for The Farm: Angola, USA and Bobby Fischer Against the World. It’ll hit Netflix on June 26. Without further ado: Here’s Netflix’s official description: Classically trained pianist, dive-bar chanteuse, black power icon and …

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Nina Simone Netflix Documentary Gets Standing Ovation at Sundance

Netflix’s new documentary about the life of singer Nina Simone is off to a strong start, receiving high praise from the audience at the Sundance Film Festival. The film, What Happened, Miss Simone?, received a standing ovation and the praise has continued on Twitter. Standing ovation for What Happened Nina Simone? "If we had voices like Simone's in the movement …

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Nina Simone: Netflix To Release Documentary On Legendary Singer In 2015

Netflix, which is primarily known as a streaming service, has been pushing for more original content recently. It was announced that one of these original projects will be a feature-length documentary on the life of legendary singer Nina Simone. The documentary, What Happened, Miss Simone?, will be using three decades worth of recorded material including rare interviews, concert recordings, and …

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Nina Simone Documentary To Premiere On Netflix

Nina Simone’s documentary What Happened, Miss Simone? is scheduled to premiere on Netflix next year. The documentary, directed by Liz Garbus, follows the late music icon and “traces Simone’s life with the help of never-before-heard tapes, in which Simone tells her own life story,” according to Thecelebritycafe.com. “I’m thrilled that Netflix has embraced the incredible story of Nina Simone and …

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Netflix Announces Original Nina Simone Documentary

Netflix has really been making a name for itself when it comes to acquiring and releasing high-quality documentary features. In fact, thanks to the service, people have never had such easy access to such a plethora of this kind of content. The company just announced yet another original doc, which is coming in 2015. It’s called What Happened, Miss Simone?, …

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Zoe Saldana Could Play Eartha Kitt In New Role

Zoe Saldana has quite a full plate these days when it comes to acting gigs; her IMDB page is bursting with roles until 2018, including three more installments of “Avatar”. But she’s not just taking on the big-budget megafilms (she’s also set to star in “Guardians Of The Galaxy” this year); she’s reportedly taking projects that speak to her. Namely, …

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Zoe Saldana To Play Nina Simone, Fans Outraged

Legendary songstress Nina Simone often sang about the heartache that comes with looking different, with having only a shallow pool of self esteem to draw from, and with living for years with a complex about one’s appearance. She often spoke about Hollywood’s desire to keep dark-skinned women under its thumb. That’s why the news of a certain fair-skinned actress being …

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