Billie

Leaving December 12

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Streaming on Hot Docs at Home Fri, Nov 13 12:00 AM
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Film Info
Runtime:96 min
Copyright:2019
Country Listing:USA
Rating:PG
Cinema Extra
Display Category:New Releases
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Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):James Erskine
VR Director(s):TRUE

Description

Crafted from a newly unvaulted treasure trove of unheard interviews, Billie is the story of the master jazz singer who changed the face of American music. Holiday’s short and controversial life is reconstructed from interviews conducted in the 1970s by journalist Lipnack Kuehl, featuring Charles Mingus, Sarah Vaughan, Tony Bennett, Count Basie, and more. Alongside footage of colour-restored performances, these incredible testimonies capture the complexity and talent of a legend through the eyes of the woman whose obsession would lead to her own untimely end.

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Tickets: $9.99
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