Director Sophie Fiennes presents a new up-close-and-personal look at one of the late 20th Century’s most intriguing and iconic artists in new documentary Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami.
This electrifying journey through the public and private worlds of pop culture mega-icon Grace Jones contrasts musical sequences with intimate personal footage, all the while brimming with Jones’s bold aesthetic. A larger-than-life entertainer, an androgynous glam-pop diva, an unpredictable media presence – Grace Jones excelled all being these things, and more. Fiennes’s documentary goes beyond the traditional music biography, offering a portrait as stylish and unconventional as its subject.
Friday, April 27 – 2:30pm, 5pm, 7:30pm, 10pm
Saturday, April 28 – 1pm, 8pm
Sunday, April 29 – 2:30pm, 7pm, 9:30pm
Monday, April 30 – 2pm, 4:30pm, 7pm, 9:30pm
Tuesday, May 1 – 2pm, 4:30pm, 7pm, 9:30pm
Wednesday, May 2 – 2pm, 4:30pm, 9:30pm
Thursday, May 3 – 2pm, 4:30pm, 7pm
“★★★★★. Shot over five years, Sophie Fiennes’ fly-on-the-wall documentary of the pop-culture icon-cum-provocateur Grace Jones is a fascinating look at the life of a true original.” – James Croot, StuffNZ
“Bloodlight and Bami presents Grace Jones as she is: beautiful and strong, sensitive and fierce.” – Tom Duggins, CineVue
“Rarely has a combination of filmmaker and subject been so thrillingly perfect.” – Elena Lazic, Seventh Row
“Bloodlight And Bami has the stuff to be an instant cult classic.” – Kevin Ritchie, NOW Toronto