23. What Happened, Miss Simone? (2015)
An Academy Award-nominated documentary about the life and career of singer/songwriter Nina Simone, What Happend, Miss Simone? does a nice job following her rise as one of the most respected musicians around. Then, dives quite thoroughly into her into her work within the civil rights movement of the 1960s. It’s another stellar effort from acclaimed documentary director Liz Garbus (The Farm: Angola, USA).
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