Whitney Houston documentary 'Can I Be Me' exclusive clip featuring the iconic singer performing with Bobby Brown

Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Nick Broomfield

Whitney Houston performs onstage with Bobby Brown: Clip from new documentary about the singer

Many people have speculated about Whitney Houston’s turbulent relationship with Bobby Brown, the media heavily scrutinising their marriage.

Upcoming documentary Whitney. ‘Can I Be Me’ tells Houston’s compelling story, pealing back the media curtain on her personal life.

Above, The Independent hosts an exclusive clip from the film, featuring Houston and Brown performing in Leipzig, Germany, 1999.

Directed by acclaimed documentary maker Nick Broomfield — who previously helmed documentaries about The Notorious B.I.G and Tupac, as well as Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love — the clip also features Pattie Howard, one of Houston’s backing singers during The Bodyguard Era.

Speaking about the project previously, Broomfield said: “The story that is never told about Whitney is just how brilliant she was as an artist; by many measures she had the greatest voice of the last 50 years. She changed the way pop music was sung - bringing it back full circle to its blues and gospel roots. She was also completely unique in being a black pop star who transcended her race globally with her work sold in countries where black artists don’t sell."

WHITNEY 'Can I Be Me' will be released in cinemas on 16th June, with the premiere and a live performance from Michelle John taking place on 11th June at Sheffield Doc/Fest and being broadcast into cinemas nationwide. Tickets available via this link.

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