A still from Miss Americana by Lana Wilson, an official selection of the Documentary Premieres program at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy of Sundance Institute.
A still from Miss Americana by Lana Wilson, an official selection of the Documentary Premieres program at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy of Sundance Institute.

Netflix released the official trailer for the Taylor Swift documentary Miss Americana which World Premieres as the opening film of the 2020 Sundance Film Festival on Thursday. Directed by filmmaker Lana Wilson (After Tiller, The Departure) Miss Americana opens in select and on Netflix starting on January 31st, 2020.

Miss Americana is a raw and emotionally revealing look at one of the most iconic artists of our time during a transformational period in her life as she learns to embrace her role not only as a songwriter and performer, but as a woman harnessing the full power of her voice.

The official Miss Americana synopsis from Sundance Film Festival:

Taylor Swift is a global icon who repeatedly tops the charts, fills stadium tours with rapturous fans, and continues to challenge herself both professionally and personally while remaining steadfast in her vision as an artist. Few have achieved as much as Swift, or have had their personal lives open to such public scrutiny, but in Miss Americana, she finds herself at a watershed moment in her career, using her platform not only as a singer-songwriter, but as a woman fearlessly harnessing the full power of her voice.

Director Lana Wilson (After Tiller, 2013 Sundance Film Festival) offers a multifaceted window into Swift, her creative process, and her singular experience of being one of the brightest lights on the world’s global stage. Showcasing Swift’s trademark vulnerability and her fierce intelligence and wit, Wilson captures moments both tender and exhilarating as the superstar embarks on the latest chapter of her already extraordinary career.

Miss Americana | Official Trailer

Lana Wilson is an Emmy-winning director. Her feature debut, After Tiller (2013 Sundance Film Festival) won an Emmy for Best Documentary, was nominated for a Film Independent Spirit Award, and was theatrically released in over 50 cities. Her second feature film, The Departure, was nominated for the Film Independent Spirit Award for Best Documentary. Her web series, A Cure for Fear, was nominated for the IDA Documentary Award for Best Short-Form Series.

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