Liz Garbus's "What Happened, Miss Simone?" is the sole woman-helmed documentary in the running for this year's Best Documentary Feature at the Academy Awards.
The Netflix doc, which features never-before-heard recordings of the legendary singer, focuses on Simone's civil rights activism in addition to her incredible music career.
Women and Hollywood talked to Garbus about the Oscar nomination, how she picks her films and what advice she has about forging a career as a documentary filmmaker.
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