The story of one our most beloved musical geniuses can now be viewed on Netflix. Although she passed in 2003, Simone is far from forgotten, and her music continues to inspire us. Besides the new documentary, there’s a tribute album, another documentary (“The Amazing Nina Simone) and a controversial biopic on Simone starring Zoe Saldana all due out later this year. “How can you be an artist and not reflect the times?”, she asks in the trailer, and this film show us how Nina’s life definitely reflected the revolutionary times in which she lived.
Check out this interview from NPR.
Here’s Nina live singing “Revolution” .