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FHFF Director Series - Janis: Little Girl Blue

Janis:  Little Girl Blue, Friday Harbor Film Festival’s next offering in The Director Series, will appeal to lovers of music, especially rock & roll. This film documents Janis Joplin's evolution into a star from letters that she wrote to her friends, family, and collaborators. One of the most revered and iconic rock & roll singers of all time, she thrilled audiences and blazed new creative trails before her death in 1971 at age 27. Oscar-nominated director Amy Berg examines Joplin’s story in depth, presenting an intimate portrait of a complicated and driven artist.  Narrated by musician Cat Power, the film uses Joplin’s own words to tell much of the film’s story through a series of letters she wrote to her parents over the years, many of them made public here for the first time. Amy Berg stated: “The only way to tell Janis’ story was through Janis’ voice. Her letters show the vulnerable artist, daughter, and lover Janis was in her short but impactful life.” Joplin was a powerhouse when she sang, and her meteoric rise and untimely demise changed music forever. For a taste of what’s in store, watch the trailer here.

Following a free online showing Thursday, August 11 from 6:30 to 9 pm at www.fhff.org,  stream it on demand from August 12 - 24 for $1.95.   

Starts: August 11, 2022

Occurs: Every weekday until August 11, 2022
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Location: On-Demand online
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