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What Happened Miss Simone! - 2015

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Using never-before-heard recordings, rare archival footage and her best-known songs, this is the story of legendary singer and activist Nina Simone.
A documentary about the life and legend Nina Simone, an American singer, pianist, and civil rights activist labeled the "High Priestess of Soul."The documentary combines previously unreleased archival footage and interviews with Simone's daughter and friends. The title of the film was taken from a Maya Angelou quote.


Nina Simone documentary, What Happened, Miss Simone? was nominated for Best Documentary at the recent Academy Awards. It lost to Amy, the Amy Winehouse documentary.

What Happened, Miss Simone? was executive produced by Simone's daughter, Lisa Simone Kelly.

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