20 Feet from Stardom

20 Feet from Stardom

A FILM BY: Morgan Neville
STARRING: Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer

Featuring a Post-Film Q&A with Jamila Woods | Please Read Our COVID Policy Below*

Meet the unsung heroes behind the greatest songs of our time. Award-winning director Morgan Neville shines a spotlight on the untold true story of the backup singers behind some of the greatest musical legends of the 21st century. 

“20 Feet from Stardom” was selected by singer, poet and songwriter Jamila Woods as one of her favorite films. Ahead of the screening Jamila will be in conversation with celebrated journalist and Pitchfork contributor Adrienne Samuel Gibbs to discuss the film, Jamila’s career and the intersection of the muses featured in the film and how it informs Jamila’s art.

*Attendees aged 12 and older attending the Pitchfork Music Film Series will need to be fully inoculated against COVID-19, or have proof of a negative PCR test within the past 24 hours of the screening they are attending.  In accordance with CDC and CDPH guidelines we strongly recommend and encourage attendees to wear a mask except when actively eating or drinking. These guidelines are subject to change based on city and public health guidance.* 

The Pitchfork Music Film Series is presented in partnership with White Claw.

Technical Information

Production Year: 2013
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 91 mins
Format: DCP