GRACE JONES: BLOODLIGHT AND BAMI

NR  |  1 hour 55 minutes • Archived

Angelika Film Center Dallas, TX

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This electrifying journey through the world of pop culture mega-icon Grace Jones contrasts musical sequences with intimate personal footage, all the while brimming with Jones’s bold aesthetic. A larger-than-life entertainer, an androgynous glam-pop diva, an unpredictable media presence – Grace Jones is all these things and more. Sophie Fiennes’s documentary goes beyond the traditional music biography, taking us home with her to Jamaica, into the studio with long-time collaborators Sly & Robbie, and backstage at gigs around the world, the film reveals Jones as lover, daughter, mother, and businesswoman. Jones has said watching the film “will be like seeing me almost naked” and, indeed, Fiennes’s treatment is every bit as definition-defying as its subject, untamed by either age or life itself.

Directed By

Sophie Fiennes

Cast

Grace Jones, Jean-Paul Goude, Sly & Robbie

Language

English and French with English subtitles

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