Film: THE AMAZING NINA SIMONE
Nina Simone's journey to stardom and her struggle with America's legacy of oppression
Black History Studies brings you the loved and often misunderstood story of America’s most overlooked musical genius, finally brought to light in The Amazing Nina Simone. Director Jeff L. Lieberman brings audiences on Nina’s journey from the segregated South, through the worlds of classical music, jazz joints and international concert halls. Navigating through the twists and turns of the 1960s fight for racial equality, the film delves deep into Nina’s artistry and intentions, answering long-held questions behind Nina’s most beloved songs, bold style, controversial statements and the reason she left America.