SCREENINGS: Female Music Icons

Sinéad O’Connor. Tina Turner. Cesária Évora. Exile Room proudly presents three explosive music documentaries that take it upon themselves to re-introduce audiences to three women who left an indelible mark on the music industry, each in their own special way.

All films screen with Greek subtitles.
Entrance is free of charge.

“Tina” screens with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Athens, in collaboration with the American Film Showcase, on the occasion of International Women’s Day and Black History Month.


Nothing Compares

“Nothing Compares” to the banshee wail of a young Sinéad O’Connor and her genderless shaved head that took the world by storm at the beginning of the 90s. This new documentary charts her phenomenal rise to stardom and ultimate fall from grace, turning her into the music industry’s most famous exile, within the space of a few years.

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Cesária Évora

A decade ago, the Barefoot Diva who refused to wear shoes, even at Carnegie Hall, in solidarity to her humble countrymen and women, passed away. Despite being born and raised in extreme poverty, Cesária Évora always loved to sing.

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The film knocks on 79-year-old Tina Turner’s door, who now resides in a lakeside mansion in Switzerland, asking her to relive her troubled past for one last time. The result is a heroic music documentary, chronicling the rise of the first black, female rock & roll superstar.

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