Trailer for Donna Summer documentary sheds light on late singer’s life and music

Trailer for Donna Summer documentary sheds light on late singer’s life and music

  • Post category:news

The late Donna Summer shares a secret in the trailer for the HBO documentary I love loving you, Donna Summer.

What fans saw on stage and in music videos was not the music legend’s true personality.

“You look at me, but what you see is not who I am,” Summer says in the video. “It’s really playing. I’m not trying to be me.

The film is filled with the singer-songwriter’s music, including his early hits with Giorgio Moroder. It also features never-before-seen home video and memorabilia from family, friends and fellow musicians.

According to the official synopsis, the documentary offers an “in-depth look at the iconic artist as she crafts music that takes her from Germany’s avant-garde music scene, to the glitter and bright lights of dance clubs. of New York, world famous.

Related story: Janet Jackson is filming a new documentary “Family First” chronicling her tour “Together Again”

Youtube video

Born LaDonna Adrian Gaines in Boston, Summer shot to fame in the 1970s and became the “queen of disco.”

She has sold over 100 million records worldwide and won five Grammy Awards. She died of cancer aged 63 in 2012.

The documentary about his life is directed by Oscar-winning and Emmy-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams (HBO’s Apollo) and Summer’s daughter, actress Brooklyn Sudano.

The film’s executive producers include Brooklyn Sudano, Bruce Sudano, Michele Anthony, Bruce Resnikoff, Monte Lipman, Brett Alperowitz, as well as Nancy Abraham, Lisa Heller, Sara Rodriguez. The film is produced by Julie Goldman, Christopher Clements, Carolyn Hepburn, Roger Ross Williams and David Blackman, J. Daniel Torres and Robert Komadina.

I love loving you, Donna Summer debuts Saturday, May 20 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max. The documentary premiered this year at the 73rd Berlin International Film Festival.

Watch the trailer above.

#Trailer #Donna #Summer #documentary #sheds #light #late #singers #life #music