As Black History Month approaches, the nation prepares to honor the achievements and legacy of African Americans throughout U.S. history. This year’s theme, “African Americans and the Arts,” highlights the significant impact Black Americans have had on various artistic fields, including visual arts, music, and cultural movements.
On February 13, audiences across the country will have the opportunity to pay tribute to musical icon and disco legend Gloria Gaynor, whose powerful song “I Will Survive” has inspired millions. In a one-night-only theatrical release, Director Betsy Schechter presents the riveting documentary, GLORIA GAYNOR: I WILL SURVIVE, in 800 theaters nationwide. The film explores Gloria Gaynor’s remarkable journey and the profound influence she has had on the music industry.
Following the screening, attendees will have the chance to participate in a once-in-a-lifetime singalong of the iconic song “I Will Survive.” This beloved anthem has served as a source of inspiration and empowerment for generations.
GLORIA GAYNOR: I WILL SURVIVE is not just a documentary; it is a story of reinvention, the power of faith, and a magnificent second act. Gloria Gaynor, known for her resilience and unwavering spirit, shares her secrets to not only surviving but thriving in life. She invites viewers to join her on a journey of joy and self-fulfillment.
Critics have hailed GLORIA GAYNOR: I WILL SURVIVE as an affectionate and engrossing tribute to an icon. The documentary inspires audiences to believe that it’s never too late to pursue their dreams. It serves as a celebration of Gloria Gaynor’s legacy and a testament to the power of resilience in the face of adversity.
Directed by Betsy Schechter, GLORIA GAYNOR: I WILL SURVIVE is a must-see film that captures the essence of an influential artist and highlights the enduring impact of her music.
Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate Black History Month and experience the remarkable story of Gloria Gaynor and her iconic song “I Will Survive” in theaters nationwide.