Beba, Beyoncé's Homecoming, Miss Sharon Jones, 20 Feet from Stardom, What Happened, Miss Simon?, and Step are among a wave of docs celebrating Black excellence by women in the arts.
Launching TIFF’s doc section, Sophie Fiennes’s film Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami gave the audience at its first public screening the taste of ecstasy they hoped for. Both Fiennes and the living icon revelled
Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami (UK/Ireland, 115 min.) Dir. Sophie Fiennes Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami is the only documentary I’ve ever seen that cites a hat designer in its opening
TIFF Docs 2017 class includes new films by Fred Wiseman, Brett Morgen, Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing, Chris Smith, Sophie Fiennes, and more!