First Clip To Kevin Macdonald’s Whitney, NEW Doc on Whitney HoustonPosted by Wilson Morales
May 15, 2018
Roadside Attractions and Miramax have released the first clip for Whitney, Academy Award-winning director Kevin Macdonald’s highly anticipated documentary about the life and career of legendary superstar Whitney Houston.
WHITNEY will have its world premiere at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival out of competition, follow by a theatrical release this summer in the United States on July 6th.
Whitney Houston broke more music industry records than any other female singer in history. With over 200 million album sales worldwide, she was the only artist to chart seven consecutive U.S. No. 1 singles. She also starred in several blockbuster movies before her brilliant career gave way to erratic behavior, scandals and death at age 48. The only film officially supported by the late singer’s estate, the documentary feature Whitney is an intimate, unflinching portrait of Houston and her family that probes beyond familiar tabloid headlines and sheds new light on the spellbinding trajectory of Houston’s life.
Using never-before-seen archival footage, exclusive demo recordings, rare performances, audio archives and original interviews with the people who knew her best, Oscar®-winning filmmaker Kevin Macdonald unravels the mystery behind “The Voice,” who thrilled millions even as she struggled to make peace with her own troubled past.
Academy Award®-winner Kevin Macdonald, Academy Award®-winning producer Simon Chinn, and his Lightbox co-founder Emmy® Award-winning producer Jonathan Chinn and multi-Emmy® Award nominated and Happy Street Entertainment co-founder Lisa Erspamer tell the unvarnished and authentic story of the late icon’s life in a film that examines both the meteoric highs and devastating lows of her remarkable and unforgettable career. Patricia Houston, Nicole David, Zanne Devine, Rosanne Korenberg, Joe Patrick, and Altitude Film Entertainment’s Will Clarke, Andy Mayson, and Mike Runagall executive produced.