The life of a musical legend is incisively and sensitively explored by renowned documentarian Nick Broomfield in the essential Whitney ‘Can I Be Me’ arriving on digital platforms and on Blu-ray and DVD from September 4th courtesy of Dogwoof. To celebrate this week’s release, we have an exclusive clip from the DVD extras showing director Nick Broomfield discussing the challenges of interviewing people about Whitney, and how her family and friends reacted to the film during his interview at the film’s Sheffield Doc Fest premiere.
An unparalleled icon, Whitney Houston was, for many, the original diva, her legendary voice providing a soundtrack to her myriad fans’ lives. But behind the music was a complex, isolated woman haunted by insecurities and demons. Whitney ‘Can I Be Me’examines Houston’s New Jersey gospel roots, her rise to global fame in the 1980s and the key relationships in her life, building to deliver the clearest picture yet of a star still sorely missed.
Check out our exclusive clip below.
Whitney: Can I Be Me is out on DVD, Blu-ray and digital download now!