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SPRING 2014 April 28 in Gibsons

20 Feet From Stardom

USA 2013, 89 min, documentary
Director: Morgan Neville

Still from  '20 feet from Stardom'

In his latest foray into the subject of rock ’n’ roll history, award-winning filmmaker MorganNeville shines a spotlight on the backup singers behind some of the greatest musicalegends of the late 20th century, chronicling the moving personal journeys of these normally uncelebrated artists and paying tribute to their indelible role in popular music Both triumphant and heartbreaking, 20 Feet from Stardom is a tribute to the voices that changed the sound of popular music, and a reflection on the conflicts, sacrifices, and rewards of a career spent harmonizing with others and standing next to the spotlight.

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Reviews

Turning Up the Voices From the Background, Review in The New York Times, by A. O. Scott, June 2013.

20 Feet From Stardom. Review by Roger Ebert, June 2013.

 

CD cover for '20 Feet From Stardom' soundtrack

20 Feet From Stardom Soundtrack CD from Amazon.ca

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