Oscars 2014: Twenty Feet From Stardom’ Wins Best Documentary
Twenty Feet From Stardom took home the Oscar for Best Documentary at the 2014 Academy Awards. Overwhelmed with joy, actress and singer Darlene Love burst into song belting out “His Eye Is On The Sparrow,” after being handed to the Oscar.
The film was one of the first to be bought at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. Nonetheless, it was picked up by studio powerhouse The Weinstein Company. The brainchild of former A&M Records president Gil Friesen, who sadly passed in 2012 before the film premiered, the music documentary tells the story of backup singers, whose voices are often heard on some of the biggest songs in music history but whose faces go unrecognized.
Watch below as VIBE caught up with the crew and cast at Sundance 2013.