The documentary feature film directed by Mathieu Bitton, titled Looking Back On Love, will be released on iTunes, on January 29, 2013.
Here’s the story:
Twenty-two years after he exploded onto the music scene, Lenny Kravitz creates the album he was born to make. The documentary… follows the journey behind the making of Kravitz’s recently released 9th studio album, Black And White America. An in depth look at the sessions that initially started out as a three-month recording project, Looking Back On Love is a full-on rock and roll music production… viewers will experience the Bahamian culture through a day-to-day look at Lenny’s life, and watch the artist create and record the songs at his newly built Bahamas home studio, Gregory Town Sound. The film includes exclusive interviews spanning two years and showcases the artist discussing his creative process, his influences and the recording of the songs themselves. The spotlight is also on Lenny’s recording techniques, showcasing his musical partner Craig Ross, New Orleans legend Trombone Shorty, and long time collaborators, George Laks, Harold Todd and Michael Hunter at work at Gregory Town Sound. The film also features in depth examination of the album’s title song; Lenny’s personal history about his upbringing in a mixed family, the election of President Obama and the message of love that Lenny has been preaching for over 20 years.
A poster and trailer for the documentary film are available and both are embedded below.
Look for the film on iTunes on January 29, which is next week Tuesday.
Up next for Lenny, in terms of film appearances, he can be seen in Lee Daniels’ The Butler, and he’s been tapped to play Marvin Gaye in British filmmaker Julien Temple’s project: