News from London’s documentary cinema Bertha DocHouse London on the showing of Miss Sharon Jones on this Sunday 24th July 2016
MISS SHARON JONES! follows funk and soul singer Sharon Jones as she faces her toughest year – diagnosed with cancer, she has to keep her band and career together whilst fighting for her life. It’s not a dour, depressing film though – thanks to Sharon’s luminous personality and remarkable voice, it ends up being a joyful celebration of life.
About the Film
Dir: Barbara Kopple
United States / 2015 / 94mins
On the eve of the release of her new album, internationally recognized soul singer Sharon Jones was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Tour dates were cancelled, the album pushed back and Sharon entered into a fight for her life and career.
Two-time Academy Award winner, Barbara Kopple is granted intimate access to follow Sharon during this intense and courageous year.
About the cinema
Bertha DocHouse, based at Curzon Bloomsbury, is the first cinema dedicated to documentary films and events. We select the best docs and bring them to you along...
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Date: SUN 24 JULY, 2016
Price: £9 (£7 CONCESSIONS)
SUNDAY 24TH JULY