Blu-ray, DVD Release: Grace Jones: Bloodlight And Bami

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Aug. 14, 2018
Price: DVD $23.14, Blu-ray $29.95
Studio: Kino Lorber

The stylish 2018 documentary Grace Jones: Bloodlight And Bami offers a journey through the public and private worlds of pop culture mega-icon Grace Jones, contrasting 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 is all these things and more. Sophie Fiennes’s documentary goes beyond the traditional music biography, offering a portrait as stylish and unconventional as its subject. Taking us home with her to Jamaica, into the studio with long-time collaborators Sly & Robbie, and backstage at gigs around the world, the film reveals Jones as lover, daughter, mother, and businesswoman. But the stage is the fixed point to which the film returns, with eye-popping performances of “Slave to the Rhythm,” “Pull Up to the Bumper,” “Love is the Drug,” and more.

The discs include the following bonus feaures:

-Audio commentary with Grace Jones, director Sophie Fiennes, and Associate Professor of Africana Studies Judith Casselberry.
-Audio commentary with director Sophie Fiennes and critic Ian Haydn Smith
-Q&A with Grace Jones and Sophie Fiennes, moderated by Piotr Orlov

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Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.