• Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami

Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami Programme 2019

by Sophie Fiennes Special Screenings

“This is the first time people will see me in this way”. Grace Jones has many faces, from cold diva to queer icon and hedonistic party animal. Since the beginning of her fast-paced career as a model, dancer, singer and actress, this extraordinary artist has been careful to control every aspect of her public image. Now she lifts her mask(s) for the first time and reveals exclusive insight into her world as a daughter, mother, sister and grandmother. We travel with her to the home of her family in Jamaica, where memories of her difficult childhood resurface, accompany her to the recording studio and experience electrifying stage appearances. Director Sophie Fiennes intertwines these different realms into an unconventional creative flow that does justice to the new wave icon that is Grace Jones.


  • Genre: DOC: Arts & Culture
  • Country, Year: UK, Ireland, 2017
  • Runtime: 115 Min
  • Languages: English, French, Jamaican Patois
  • Subtitles: English, German
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  • Director: Sophie Fiennes
  • Cast: Grace Jones, Jean-Paul Goude, Robbie Shakespeare, Sly Dunbar
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  • Cinematography: Remko Schnorr
  • Editor: Sophie Fiennes
  • Sound: Steve Fanagan
  • Music: Grace Jones, Ivor Guest
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  • Producers: Katie Holly, Sophie Fiennes, Shani Hinton, Beverly Jones
  • Executive Producers: Christine Langan, Joe Oppenheimer, Lizzie Francke, Keith Potter, Francesca Von Habsburg, Danielle Ryan, Alan Maher, James Wilson, Émilie Blézat
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  • Production Companies: Sligoville Ltd, Blinder Films, Amoeba Film
  • World Sales: WestEnd Films
  • Swiss Distribution: Praesens Film AG
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