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Is the Tina Turner documentary on Netflix? Where can you watch it?

Iram Sharifah Khan March 18, 2021
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Is the new Tina Turner documentary is on Netflix? In a new documentary, produced by HBO, Tina Turner, now 81, opens up to her fans about her life and career. Here’s where you can watch the whole thing.

Is the Tina Turner documentary on Netflix?

In short, no, Tina – the new Tina Turner documentary – is not on Netflix. Tina will be available to watch on HBO and HBO Max. The film is set to air on Saturday, 27 March 2021 at 8 PM ET and will be available on-demand the following day.

HBO Max is a subscription-based streaming service in the US, which costs $14.99 a month.

For fans in the UK, Tina Turner worked with Altitude Film Distribution to make the film available overseas. The documentary will be available on Sky Documentaries and Now TV, on Sunday, 28 March 2021.

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The Tina Turner documentary debuted on 2 March 2021, at the Berlin International Film Festival in Germany. Tina has a Run time of 118 minutes and was directed by Dan Lindsay and T.T. Martin.

What is the Tina Turner documentary about?

The documentary features never-before-seen footage as well as audiotapes and personal photos of Tina Turner throughout her life.

It shows how the 81-year-old Turner came from a humble background of cotton pickers and how she worked her way up in the music industry gaining her the title of Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll.

In the documentary, Tina talks about her mother abandoning her and her siblings without telling anyone and the struggles of her life before and during fame. This includes an intimate look at her first marriage to Ike Turner, which was abusive and her second marriage to Erwin Bach, which, by contrast, was filled with love.

Turner was the first black female artist to feature on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. She has had many accolades and achievements throughout her life and this documentary intends to celebrate it as well as Tina Turner’s final goodbye to her fans.

Tina Turner revealed she is in poor health, having struggled through kidney failure, a stroke and cancer in recent years. Tina says to her second husband, Erwin about the documentary, “I’m going to America to say goodbye to my American fans and I’ll wrap it up”.

Erwin says this is her way of saying goodbye and gaining closure.

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Iram is a London-based freelance journalist with a BA in Journalism and Media from Birkbeck University. She studied several modules, including Journalism in British Life, Interview skills and Feature Writing, Introduction to Journalism Practice and Manga and Anime. Iram went from university to work with GRV Media at The Focus Writers’ Academy and enjoys learning Japanese, taking singing lessons, playing video games and watching Korean dramas in her spare time.