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‘Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami’ to Open TIFF Doc Line-Up
02 Aug 2017 : Katie McNeice
Organisers of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) have revealed the next wave of titles selected for the TIFF Docs, Midnight Madness and Short Cuts programmes.

These will screen at the festival next month, which runs from the 7th-17th.

Among these is the Blinder Films’ title directed and co-produced by Sophie Fiennes (The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology), which is set to be the opening documentary of the festival.

Katie Holly (Love and Friendship) produces for Blinder Films, with producers Beverly Jones and Shani Hinton also on board.

Synopsis
‘Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami’ weaves together the layers of Grace Jones' public and private life, as she moves effortlessly between different facets: she is gypsy, artist and partying hedonist, warm and funny but also a fierce and tenacious businesswoman. The performance continues to move thematically though the film, with Love Is The Drug acting like an aria, bringing the film to its final and most touching scenes. This is a Grace we have not seen before, someone who reminds us of what it is to dare to be truly alive.

The film releases to Irish cinemas on October 27th.




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