Magazine article Screen International

Grace Jones Doc-Biopic Gets UK Distribution and Ireland Concert

Magazine article Screen International

Grace Jones Doc-Biopic Gets UK Distribution and Ireland Concert

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Picturehouse Entertainment has secured UK distribution rights to Sophie Fiennes' (The Pervert's Guide To Cinema) doc-biopic Grace Jones - The Musical Of My Life, about the iconic actress, singer and model.

Fiennes and Jones have been working on the film - a multi-narrative journey through the private and public life of the performer - since 2005.

Picturehouse Entertainment director of programming & acquisitions Clare Binns told Screen: "I am absolutely thrilled to be working once more with Sophie and her team on another exciting Doc after The Pervert's Guide To Ideology.

Grace is one of my favourite recording artists, her talent mixed with Sophie's filmmaking skill and our expertise at delivering innovative music docs like 20,000 Days On Earth and Made Of Stone means we're looking at a killer combo. Bring it on."

The film's producers, in collaboration with Sligoville, u:mack and Mother, have arranged a concert for the singer to be held at Dublin's Olympia Theatre next month, with footage from the event to be included in the film. …

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