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Sunday, September 12, 2021

Festival Focus Honouring Dionne Warwick, TIFF

Festival Focus

Honouring Dionne Warwick

Dave Wooley and David Heilbroner’s documentary Dionne Warwick: Don’t Make Me Over had its World Premiere in the TIFF Docs programme yesterday in Toronto. Don’t Make Me Over is an inspiring documentary portrait that chronicles the iconic singer’s fascinating six-decade career in both music and Black and LGBTQ activism. Warwick’s life and work, encompassing the Black American experience over the past six decades, is the subject of Dave Wooley and David Heilbroner’s inspiring documentary portrait.

“A legend in her own right, Dionne Warwick has been charting firsts her entire career, a six-decade hitmaker with boundless talent, and a tireless activist for LGBTQ+ rights.”

Joana Vicente
Executive Director and Co-Head of TIFF


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