Netflix Spotlights Nina Simone in New Movie

Popular streaming service Netflix and director Liz Garbus have joined forces for a new documentary highlighting the life and career of singer Nina Simone.


What Happened, Miss Simone? includes never-before-heard audio recordings, rare concert footage and archival interviews of Simone.

“I’m thrilled that Netflix has embraced the incredible story of Nina Simone and partnered with RadicalMedia on this film,” director Liz Garbus said in a press release. “For each of her millions of fans, Nina feels like a treasured secret. With What Happened, Miss Simone?, I’m excited to help bring her passion, her music, and her story to the world.”

What Happened, Miss Simone? premieres exclusively on Netflix in 2015.