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  • New Trailer for Netflix Doc, ‘What Happened, Miss Simone?’ (Watch)

    Apr 29, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *A new trailer has been released for the upcoming Netflix documentary “What Happened, Miss Simone?” Oscar-nominated filmmaker Liz Garbus takes viewers into the heart, mind and craft of the iconic recording artist and civil rights activist through her own songs, diary entries and letters. “With additional rare concert footage and interviews with Simone’s daughter, friends and collaborators, the […]

  • Netflix’s Nina Simone Doc to Also Play in Theaters (Trailer)

    Mar 11, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *A documentary about Nina Simone deserves the movie theater experience – and luckily, that option will be available when the film premieres on Netflix this summer. As previously reported, the streaming service will offer “What Happened, Miss Simone?” beginning June 26. According to Billboard, the film will now open in theaters as well. [Watch the trailer below.] Liz Garbus’ […]

  • Netflix Sets Premiere Dates for ‘Orange is the New Black,’ ‘Nina Simone’

    Mar 2, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Just days after unloading its third season of “House of Cards,” Netflix has announced a June 12 premiere for season three of “Orange is the New Black.” The streaming service also revealed June 26 as the start date for “What Happened, Miss Simone,” a biographical documentary about the singer directed by Liz Garbus, which premiered […]

  • John Legend Performs at Sundance Premiere of Nina Simone Doc

    Jan 23, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Folks that caught the new Nina Simone documentary at the Sundance Film Festival were also treated to a post-film concert by Oscar nominee John Legend. After the credits rolled on “What Happened, Miss Simone?” – the festival’s opening-night documentary – Legend took the stage to pay tribute to the film’s subject. “I’m so grateful to […]

  • John Legend: ‘Wake Up, Stand Up and Demand Change’ For Racial Equality

    Dec 20, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *Fresh off of providing free food to those protesting the deaths of  Michael Brown and Eric Garner, John Legend is continuing to stay active with a demand for racial equality. The Grammy-winning singer weighed in on the situation by writing an op-ed for Billboard. In the piece, Legend touches on the effects of structural racism […]

  • Netflix Brings Nina Simone Film to Life Without Black Face and Zoe Saldana

    Dec 13, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment


    *Despite Zoe Saldana’s reported involvement in a film about Nina Simone, she will not be included in an upcoming documentary on the revered jazz singer. According to Variety.com, Netflix has signed a deal with RadicalMedia to produce “What Happened, Miss Simone?,” an original film showcasing Simone through her own diary entries, letters and concert videos. The […]