BeyoncÃ©: Life Is But a Dream
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Multiple GrammyÂ®-winner, entrepreneur and actress BeyoncÃ© will be the focus of an intimate feature-length HBO documentary film debuting Feb. 16, 2013, it was announced today by Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming.Â Directed by the superstar, the film is a fusion of video that provides raw, unprecedented access to the private entertainment icon and high-voltage performances. "Everybody knows BeyoncÃ©'s music, but few know BeyoncÃ© the person," said Lombardo. Â "Along with electrifying footage of BeyoncÃ© onstage, this unique special looks beyond the gla mour to reveal a vibrant, vulnerable, unforgettable woman." "HBO has a history of pushing every boundary with class and authenticity," said BeyoncÃ©. Â "Some of my favorite shows are on HBO, so I am excited that my film will be part of its bold programming. This film was so personal to me, it had to have the right home." The film is a multi-faceted portrait of the 16-time Grammy Award-winning singer, businesswoman, songwriter, actress, entrepreneur, wife and mother, showing off the extraordinary gifts that have made her a global phenomenon, and stripping away the veneer of stardom. It includes extensive first-person footage, some of it shot by BeyoncÃ© on her laptop, in which she reflects on the realities of celebrity, the refuge she finds onstage and the transcendent joy of becoming a mother last year. The film sheds light on her childhood in Houston, with home movies revealing the close bond she built with her family and charts the challenges BeyoncÃ© felt when she decided to manage her career and build her own company, Parkwood Entertainment.Â The film also captures the intense physical and emotional demands she goes through in the studio, preparing for live performances, running a business and her family life including her return to the spotlight after the birth of her daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, in January 2012. (Source: HBO) more less
Last Episode, 16 February 2013: Season 1, Episode 1: SpecialA profile of singer Beyoncé features concert footage and glimpses of her personal life.
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|Date Aired||BeyoncÃ©: Life Is But a Dream Episodes|
|16 February 2013||Season 1, Episode 1: Special|
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