USA, Feature Documentary, 2022, 87 min
From “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” and “Feel Like Makin’ Love” to “Killing Me Softly” and beyond, Roberta Flack gave voice to a global soundtrack of beauty and pain, love and anguish, hope and struggle. A piano prodigy from an early age, Flack went on to become the first artist to win a Grammy Award for Record of the Year two years in a row. With exclusive access to Flack’s archives of film, performances, interviews, home movies, photos, hit songs and unreleased music, Roberta documents how Flack’s musical virtuosity was inseparable from her lifelong commitment to civil rights.
Directed by Antonino D'Ambrosio