What Happened, Miss Simone? is nominated for an Oscar for Best Documentary Feature. Usher, Jasmine Sullivan, John Leguizamo, Fab 5 Freddy and more walked the carpet at the world famous Apollo Theater for the premiere of the Netflix Documentary about the life of the legendary Nina Simone.
Classically trained pianist, dive-bar chanteuse and legendary recording artist, Nina Simone, lived a life of political commitment, honesty and she was a musical genius. In this documentary, director Liz Garbus includes never-before-heard recordings and rare archival footage together with Nina’s most memorable songs, to create a portrait of one of the least understood, yet most relevant, artists and activists of our time.