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Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill

Directed by Lonny Price
United States, 2016
Biography, Drama, Music

Synopsis

It’s 1959 in a seedy bar in Philadelphia, and Billie Holiday is giving one of her last performances interlaced with salty, often humorous, reminiscences to project a riveting portrait of the lady and her music 4 months before her death.

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Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill Directed by Lonny Price

Awards & Festivals

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2017 | Nominee: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries