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 331 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 41min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: RadicalMedia
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Liz Garbus
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From 331 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
Production Adam Del Deo Executive Producer
Camera Igor Martinović Director of Photography
Production Amy Hobby Producer
Crew Alex Gibney Thanks
Writing Liz Garbus Screenplay
Directing Liz Garbus Director
Production Liz Garbus Producer
Production Justin Wilkes Producer
Camera Rachel Morrison Additional Photography
Sound Tony Volante Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Costume & Make-Up Rebecca Luke Costume Design
Production Sidney Beaumont Executive Producer
Production Lisa Nishimura Executive Producer
Art Markus Kirschner Production Design
Editing Joshua L. Pearson Editor
Production Adrienne Collatos Executive Producer
Production Lisa Simone Executive Producer
Sound Daniel Timmons Sound Editor
Camera Ronan Killeen Additional Camera
Art Charles Christopher Rubino Title Designer
Sound Tammy Douglas Sound Mixer
Camera James Madrid First Assistant Camera
Camera Jenni Morello Additional Camera