20 Feet From Stardom
OSCAR® winning documentary 20 FEET FROM STARDOM will be released on DVD & BD July 21st
Millions know their voices, but no one knows their names. In his compelling film TWENTY FEET FROM STARDOM, award-winning director Morgan Neville shines a spotlight on the untold true story of the backup singers behind some of the greatest musical legends of the 21st century. Triumphant and heartbreaking in equal measure, the film is both a tribute to the unsung talents who brought shape and style to popular music and a reflection on the conflicts, sacrifices and rewards of a career spent harmonising with others.
These gifted artists span a range of styles, genres and eras of popular music, but each has a uniquely fascinating and personal story to share of life spent in the shadows of superstardom. Along with rare archival footage and a peerless soundtrack, TWENTY FEET FROM STARDOM boasts intimate interviews with Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder, Sheryl Crow, Mick Jagger and Sting to name just a few. However, these world-famous figures take a backseat to the diverse array of backup singers whose lives and stories take center stage in the film.
WINNER – ACADEMY AWARDS 2014 BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
WINNER – INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS 2014 BEST DOCUMENTARY
WINNER – CRITICS CHOICE AWARDS 2014 BEST DOCUMENTARY
WINNER – AMERICAN CINEMA EDITORS AWARDS 2014 BEST EDITED DOCUMENTARY – FEATURE