1 May 2014 5:03 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Content announced today that Disarming Films' Academy Award nominated Amy Berg (Deliver Us From Evil, West of Memphis) is directing and producing the upcoming Janis Joplin documentary, Janis: Little Girl Blue. Academy Award winner Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Darkside, The Armstrong Lie) is producing under his Jigsaw Productions banner with Jeff Jampol (When You're Strange) from Jam, Inc and Billy McMillin (West of Memphis, Iraq in Fragments) is editing. The documentary is executive produced by Noah C. Haeussner, Susan Lacy, Michael Kantor and Michael Raimondi. Content will be handling worldwide sales and introducing the documentary to buyers at the Cannes International Film Festival.

Disarming Films, Jigsaw Productions and Thirteen Productions LLC's American Masters are co-producing Janis: Little Girl Blue in association with Sony Music Entertainment and Ueg (Union Entertainment Group). The film will have its U.S. broadcast premiere on the American Masters series on PBS. »


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