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Sammy Davis Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me USA / 2017

"This delightful and entertaining documentary looks at the life and career of a musical star you thought you knew. It portrays a complex, unique and very talented man who courted controversy his whole life." — The Jerusalem Post

Singer, dancer, and actor; 'Rat Pack' legend; civil rights activist; dedicated Jewish convert; and Nixon supporter—the life of Sammy Davis, Jr. defies expectations and easy categorisation.

Charting the performer’s surprising journey across the major flashpoints of contemporary American history, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Sam Pollard interviews such luminaries as Billy Crystal, Jerry Lewis, and Whoopi Goldberg and culls together an array of electric performances for this captivating exploration of the man, his talents and the struggle for identity.

Sammy Davis Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me will also screen at the Cameo Cinemas, Belgrave on Sat, 25 November. 

100 mins / English

Director — Sam Pollard

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