The documentary Beyoncé: Life is But a Dream debuts on HBO on February 16, 2013, permitting fans of the award-winning singer a behind-the-scenes look at her private life and career. 16-time Grammy winner Beyonce directed, executive produced, and is the subject of the film, and the documentary is full of never-before-seen photos and videos which provide a glimpse into the normally private celebrity’s life.
“HBO has a history of pushing every boundary with class and authenticity,” said Beyoncé. “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.”
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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 Beyoncé felt when she decided to manage her career and build her own company, Parkwood Entertainment. It 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.
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