The late Queen of Disco Donna Summer is the subject of a new HBO documentary called I love to love you, Donna Summer, which has now received its official trailer. Watch it below.
Filled with the summer’s own music – including early hits by Giorgio Moroder – and memories of family, friends and fellow musicians, I love to love you Directed by Roger Ross Williams and Summer’s daughter Brooklyn Sudano.
The docufilm takes an in-depth look at the singer’s rise from Germany’s avant-garde music scene to New York City dance clubs and global acclaim. Going behind screens with Summer on and off stage, it also includes photographic and never-before-seen video footage, a large portion of which was shot by Summer herself.
Best known for songs like “Last Dance,” “She Works Hard for the Money,” and “I Feel Love,” Summer was the first black artist to have a video on MTV. She passed away at the age of 63 in May 2012 after a battle with cancer. The following year, she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
I love to love you, Donna Summer Premieres Saturday, May 20 on HBO
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