Whitney: Can I Be Me
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General Public:$10.00
Members:$8.00
Film Info
Program:Partnerships
Tags:Documentary
Music
Arts
Release Year:2017
Runtime:105 min
Country:USA
Trailer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l10DRf4A2so
Cast/Crew
Director:Nick Broomfield
Rudi Dolezal
Producer:Nick Broomfield
Marc Hoeferlin
Editor:Marc Hoeferlin
Composer:Nick Laird-Clowes
Principal Cast:Whitney Houston
Description

Hers was the golden voice with the unmatchable range. Six-time Grammy ® winner Whitney Houston was one of the most successful female recording artists of all time. After a troubled marriage to singer Bobby Brown and many years of struggles with addiction, Houston died suddenly and tragically at age 48. With behind the scenes materials, candid interviews and performance footage – including many of Houston’s greatest hits – Whitney. “Can I Be Me” will offer a raw and uncensored look at Houston, exploring the impact her life and death had on the people around her and the world of music.

According to her band members, “Can I be me?” was Houston’s favorite expression, one she used so much that they sampled it to play at the start of rehearsals. The film explores Whitney’s central dilemma: even though she had made millions of dollars, had more consecutive number ones than The Beatles and was recognized as having one of the greatest voices of all time, she still couldn’t do what she wanted to do, either professionally or in her personal life.


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