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3.7
488 Ratings

What Happened, Miss Simone?

Directed by Liz Garbus
United States, 2015
Documentary, Biography

Synopsis

Liz Garbus explores the constant state of opposition that trapped Nina Simone—as a classical pianist pigeonholed in jazz, as a professional boxed in by family life, as a black woman in racist America.

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What Happened, Miss Simone? Directed by Liz Garbus

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2016 | Nominee: Best Documentary, Feature

Directors Guild of America

2016 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

International Documentary Association

2015 | 2 nominations including: Best Feature

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