Fans of Britney Spears in the UK will finally be able to see a high-profile documentary | Ents & Arts News
Fans of Britney Spears in the UK this week will finally be able to watch the high-profile American documentary about the star’s career and court battle with her father.
Framing Britney SpearsPresented by The New York Times, it has sparked controversy around the world and much debate on social media since its launch in the US on February 5, with fans in the UK urging its makers to broadcast it here.
In the documentary, friends and colleagues close to the star offered their thoughts on the way the media was treated at her height.
It also includes attorneys linked to both of her positions, which has been in place since 2008 and means that her father controls much of her life and money.
It is now scheduled to air in the UK Sky Documentaries on Tuesday.
Highlighting the #FreeBritney fan movement that has sprung up in the past few years, it looks at the star’s legal battle with her father, Jimmy Spears. In November, Spears, through her attorney, said in a statement that she would not do a live show again until he stopped raising her.
It also covers her relationship with Justin Timberlake and his behavior after their split – causing the singer He publicly apologized in a post on Instagram.
Director Samantha Stark I spoke to Sky News while the documentary was airing in the US, Saying, “I really hope that when people watch this, they take a step back and re-evaluate their view of who Britney is as a person, artist, and woman.”
“I hope people will also look at the way they have been involved in the media coverage of her. She was very spiritual and there was a lot of joy in her suffering.
“Why didn’t anyone say anything or condemn any of this coverage to her at the time? I felt normalized. And it wasn’t that long ago.
“So I hope people get a look at that and how we are dealing with young women. Number one, I hope people come up with a new understanding of Britney Spears.”
Spears did not participate in the documentary herself, but she seemed to refer to it in a post on social media after its release in the United States, saying, “Everyone has their own story and narratives about the stories of others. We all have many different beautiful and bright lives.
“Remember, no matter what we think we know about a person’s life, it is nothing compared to an actual person who lives behind the lens.”
Framing Britney Spears airs on Sky Documentaries on Tuesday, February 16 at 9 PM. It will also be available on demand and on NOW TV