aNewDomain — “What Happened, Miss Simone?” (2015) is the heartbreaking life of the singer, songwriter and activist Nina Simone. The interviews and footage here are just dazzling. And the film resounds with a sense of freedom — her definition of freedom ringing with the same truth you’ll find in her music.
“What is freedom?” she asks. It is “no fear.”
Documentaries don’t get much more intimate than this. Find my “What Happened, Miss Simone” review below. As you’ll see, I give this outstanding documentary an A. Watch the highlights below.