2016 93 min USA Barbara Kopple

2017 - MMF – Monopol Music Festival


Sharon Jones was no stranger to challenge. For years her music career struggled as she was kept in the wings by a music industry that branded her “too short, too black, too fat.” After decades of working odd jobs, Sharon had a middle-aged breakthrough after joining forces with Brooklyn R&B outfit The Dap-Kings. This film captures Sharon Jones during the most intense and courageous year of her life, as she battles back from a life-threatening illness to get back to where she belongs – center stage.

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