What Happened, Miss Simone?

What Happened, Miss Simone? (2015)

Her story. Her voice.

  • Genre: Music, Documentary
  • Release Date: 2015-01-22
  • User Rating: 7.4/10 from 352 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 41min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: RadicalMedia
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Liz Garbus
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From 352 Ratings


The film chronicles Nina Simone's journey from child piano prodigy to iconic musician and passionate activist, told in her own words.

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  • Nina Simone

    as Herself
  • Lisa Simone

    as Herself
  • Dick Gregory

    as Himself
  • Stanley Crouch

    as Himself
  • Elisabeth Henry-Macari

    as Miss Mazzie
  • Ilyasah Shabazz

    as Self
Directing Liz Garbus Director
Editing Joshua L. Pearson Editor
Production Sidney Beaumont Executive Producer
Production Adrienne Collatos Executive Producer
Production Lisa Simone Executive Producer
Writing Liz Garbus Screenplay
Production Liz Garbus Producer
Production Justin Wilkes Producer
Art Markus Kirschner Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Rebecca Luke Costume Design
Sound Tammy Douglas Sound Mixer
Sound Daniel Timmons Sound Editor
Sound Tony Volante Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Camera Ronan Killeen Additional Camera
Camera James Madrid First Assistant Camera
Camera Rachel Morrison Additional Photography
Crew Alex Gibney Thanks
Production Amy Hobby Producer
Production Lisa Nishimura Executive Producer
Production Adam Del Deo Executive Producer
Camera Jenni Morello Additional Camera
Camera Igor Martinović Director of Photography
Art Charles Christopher Rubino Title Designer