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Whitney: Can I Be Me

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From acclaimed director Nick Broomfield (Kurt & Courtney, Biggie and Tupac) comes a new film about one of the greatest singers of all time.

Whitney Houston was the epitome of superstar, an “American Princess,” the most awarded female artist ever. Even though Whitney had made millions of dollars, had more consecutive number ones than The Beatles, and became recognised as having one of the greatest voice of all time, she still wasn’t free to be herself and died at just 48 years old.

Made with largely never-seen before footage and exclusive live recordings, WHITNEY ‘Can I Be Me’ tells Whitney Houston’s incredible and poignant life story with insights from those closest to her.

Meet the Filmmaker

The screening on Saturday 17 June, 18:00 will be followed a live Q&A with acclamed director Nick Broomfield who joins us in person.

The Trouble With Fame Season

To mark the release of Whitney: Can I Be Me, Tyneside Cinema presents a short season of films focusing on musicians battling with the pressures of fame, from struggling to be appreciated in your own time, to struggling to deal with life under the spotlight. 

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Director(s): Nick Broomfield & Rudi Dolezal   Country of Origin: United Kingdom, United States  Year: 2017   Running Time: 1hr 45 mins  
BBFC Advice: 15 No children under 15 may watch this film.  

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