SYNOPSIS

Whitney: Can I Be Me. From award-wining director Nick Broomfield (Biggie and Tupac, Kurt & Courtney) co-directed with Rudi Dolezal, a veteran of music videos and documentaries, Dogwoof presents WHITNEY ‘Can I Be Me’, a stunning, revealing portrait of one of the greatest performers of the past century, Whitney Houston.

Using previously unseen footage cut with exclusive live recordings, WHITNEY ‘Can I Be Me’ traces the life and career of Whitney Houston from her early life in New Jersey singing in the church choir, to her record label signing and meteoric rise to fame, through her phenomenal successes as a recording artist and actor to her tragic death at just 48. Along the way, the film delves into her marriage to Bobby Brown, her friendship with personal assistant Robyn Crawford, her personal struggles and return to the stage and screen. WHITNEY ‘Can I Be Me’ is a portrait of the woman behind the superstar.


TRAILER


RELEASE DATE

June 16, 2017

DIRECTOR

Nick Broomfield, Rudi Dolezal

WRITER

Nick Broomfield

COMPANY

Dogwoof

GENRE

Documentary, Music

CERT

15

RUNTIME

105 minutes