documentary

via Halles: A new documentary is in the works right now on R&B singer Mary J Blige!! Twenty-five years ago, Mary J. Blige released her seminal album “My Life”. At the time, she was dealing with many personal struggles that she was able to channel into an emotional masterpiece that is uniquely beloved and universally celebrated. […]

via FirstLadyB: Lupita Nyong’o is set to explore the story of the Agoji, an all-female army, who Europeans called Amazons. In the documentary Lupita will journey across Benin, West Africa to uncover the ‘Agoji’ – or as Europeans labeled them, the ‘Amazons’. These armies, of up to 4,000 women, fought African and European powers from the […]

via firstladyB: Beyonce and her history making Coachella performance are premiering on Netflix April 17th. If you don’t have a subscription to the streaming service, I suggest you sign up now! Titled “Homecoming” a snippet of the documentary released Monday morning is set to audio of a Maya Angelou interview. Toward the end, an interviewer asks Angelou, “What […]

  via BlackAmericaWeb: Bobby Brown specifically told producers Whitney Houston documentary that he didn’t want to be a part of it, but didn’t keep him out of it, so now he’s files a lawsuit. Brown, as well as the estate of Bobbi Kristina Brown, is reportedly suing Showtime Networks, BBC, and the producers of a Whitney Houston documentary entitled Can I Be Me. The […]

via Joy105: More than 46 years after it was shot, the Aretha Franklin concert film “Amazing Grace” is finally being released. The late gospel singer’s estate and film producers said Monday they have reached agreement on “Amazing Grace.” Sydney Pollack shot most of the footage that documented Franklin’s performance at a Los Angeles Baptist church […]

via FirstLadyB: Netflix has decided not to stream a Minister Farrakhan documentary that was reportedly scheduled to premiere August 1st on the streaming services. The leader of the Nation of Islam Tweeted on Tuesday that he was looking forward to viewers thoughts after watching the doc titled,” My Life’s Journey Through Music.” “AS-SALAAM ALAIKUM! I AM LOOKING […]

via EEWMagazine- The upcoming documentary, Whitney, from Academy Award–winning director Kevin Macdonald gets personal about Whitney Houston, the iconic singer who is gone too soon. In the riveting film, Whitney’s friends, family, colleagues, and confidantes open up about the music icon’s tumultuous life. Pat Houston, the late vocalist’s sister-in-law, reveals that, sadly, Whitney was sexually molested. […]

via FirstLadyB: Melvin Williams, member of the legendary Williams Brothers has received a 2018 Southeast EMMY Award nomination for Special Event Coverage of his new documentary, “Melvin Williams: Down Home Gospel. The film, which examines Williams’ journey from his roots in Smithdale, Mississippi, to a stellar, five-decade career in music and entertainment, will premiere nationally on PBS […]

    via eurweb: When word hit that the Whitney Houston estate was producing its own documentary because it was not pleased with several others as they took hard, uncompromising looks at the late superstar, a lot of folks (including us) assumed that theirs would be a lot of fluff and puff and would deal with her […]

via FirstLadyB: The Kevin Macdonald film, ‘Whitney’ the documentary about the late singer Whitney Houston’s life will hit theaters July 6th. ‘Whitney’ contains several new glimpses into the late performer’s past, including previously unreleased tracks and never-before-seen footage, as well as recorded live performances throughout her career. “I approached Whitney’s life like a mystery story; […]

via eurweb: The first major documentary about legendary entertainer Sammy Davis, Jr. has released a first trailer ahead of its premiere next month at the Toronto International Film Festival. Directed by Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Sam Pollard, “Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me” delves into Davis’ personal life and career as he navigated through the shifting tides of […]

via Vibe: Does Beyonce have a new project on the way? Queen Bey will reportedly chronicle her pregnancy with twins Sir and Rumi, along with the making of her Lemonade album, in a new docu-film dropping “by the end of the year.” The news was released Friday (Jul 28), by way of a BeyHive Twitter account. According to the tweet, HBO and Netflix […]