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Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings share “I’m Still Here” from new documentary soundtrack — listen

on July 14, 2016, 2:20pm

For most people, the simple phrase “I’m Still Here” might not mean a great deal. But for Sharon Jones, it means everything. The dynamic soul singer and Dap-Kings frontwoman has struggled with adversity all her life, grinding her way to the top in spite of a record industry that challenged her at every turn. Jones’ 2013 battle with cancer was yet another challenge she tackled head-on, returning to the spotlight just one year later with 2014’s Give the People What They Want.

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings have now shared “I’m Still Here”, an inspirational track that details Jones’ struggles and anchors Barbara Kopple’s new documentary film about the soul singer, Miss Sharon Jones!. The film will screen at select U.S. theaters this summer, starting with special Q&A events in New York (7/29) and Los Angeles (8/5). Listen to “I’m Still Here” below, and scroll down to view the film trailer and schedule of theatrical openings.

Miss Sharon Jones! Trailer:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7eNSgCQzCI

Miss Sharon Jones! Theatrical Release Schedule:
07/29 – New York, NY @ IFC Center – Q&A with Sharon and director Barbara Kopple
08/05 – LA, CA @ Nuart Theater – Q&A with Sharon and director Barbara Kopple
08/12 – Washington, DC @ Landmark E Street
08/12 – Berkeley, CA @ Landmark Berkeley
08/12 – San Francisco, CA @ Landmark San Francisco
08/19 – Hudson, NY @ Time & Space
08/19 – Danbury, CT @ The Palace Theatre
08/19 – Toronto, ON @ Bloor Cinema
08/26 – Cambridge, MA @ Landmark Kendall Square
08/26 – Atlanta, GA @ Landmark Midtown
08/26 – Minneapolis, MN @ Landmark Lagoon
08/26 – Denver, CO @ Landmark Chez Artiste
08/26 – Portland, OR @ Living Room
08/26 – Boca Raton, FL @ Living Room
08/26 – Vancouver, BC @ Vancity
08/26 – Ithaca, NY @ Cinemapolis
09/02 – Seattle, WA @ Northwest Film Forum
09/16 – Winston-Salem, NC @ Aperture
09/16 – Pelham, NY @ Picturehouse
09/16 – Concord, NH @ Red River
09/16 – Winchester, VA @ Alamo Drafthouse Winchester

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