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Screen Seven – 20 Feet From Stardom

26th June - 8:00 pm

Millions know their voices, but no one knows their names. In his compelling film 20 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 voices who brought shape and style to popular music and a reflection on the conflicts, sacrifices and rewards of a career spent harmonizing 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, the film boasts intimate interviews with Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder, 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 centre stage in the film.

Dir: Morgan Neville, 2013, USA, 1hr 27 min. 12

Stars:  Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer

SCREEN SEVEN NOW TAKES A BREAK UNTIL SEPTEMBER.

Event Details

Date
26th June
Time
8:00 pm
Cost
£6 / £5 conc
Event Category:
Venue
Seven Artspace
31(a) Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, LS7 3PD
Telephone
0113 26 26 777
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