Iconic singer Celine Dion is set to offer fans an intimate glimpse into her battle with Stiff Person Syndrome (SPS) in a new documentary titled, I Am: Celine Dion.
Helmed by the Oscar-nominated filmmaker Irene Taylor, the documentary unveils an intimate exploration into the life and legacy of one of the most accomplished figures in the history of music.
The documentary delves into both the past and present of Dion’s life, shedding light on her ongoing struggle with SPS and the extraordinary measures she has taken to maintain a connection with her adoring and steadfast fanbase.
Head of Amazon MGM Studios, Jennifer Salke said it was an honour “to be trusted with her story”.
“Celine Dion is a global megastar with a career defined not only by her extraordinary work ethic and passion, but by her dedication to her fans,” she said.
“This documentary is a raw, intimate portrayal of a pivotal time in her personal life and career, pulling back the curtain on her journey as she overcomes an unthinkable diagnosis. It’s an [honor] to be trusted with her story.”
Taking to Instagram, Dion explained that she hopes to “raise awareness” about SPS and “help others who share this diagnosis” through the documentary.
“This last couple of years has been such a challenge for me, the journey from discovering my condition to learning how to live with and manage it, but not to let it define me,” she said.
“As the road to resuming my performing career continues, I have realized how much I have missed it, of being able to see my fans. During this absence, I decided I wanted to document this part of my life, to try to raise awareness of this little-known condition, to help others who share this diagnosis.”
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