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Sammy Davis Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me

Sammy Davis Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me

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. 

  • Year

    2017

  • Director

    Sam Pollard