The project is a go with full cooperation from the Purple One’s estate.
Oscar-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay is reportedly working with Netlfix on a Prince documentary.
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Prince documentary by @Ava coming to @Netflix. ☔️ The project will be made with cooperation of Prince’s estate, which is sharing its trove of interviews, archival footage, and recordings: https://t.co/SfjTD8my1z
The project is a go with full cooperation from the late artist’s estate, who will also be providing resources such as interviews, archival footage, photos, and archive access.
Ava tweeted Monday night after the news broke, “Prince was a genius and a joy and a jolt to the senses.” She added, “The only way I know how to make this film is with love. And with great care. I’m honored to do so and grateful for the opportunity entrusted to me by the estate.”
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The only way I know how to make this film is with love.”- @ava https://t.co/84rz3AwYLD
The multiple-part documentary will cover the artist’s entire life.