What can really be written about Beyoncé that has not already been written? An oeuvre so marinated in money, fame, allies, and politics. Analysed, dissected, so that only an artistry that is her time, the very largest can be. What is really meaningful to express in which each word is used? Something found in the body. All are in the body.
When Beyoncé exactly one year ago became the first black woman to top the jättefestivalen Coachellas posters was the show historical already on the paper. For almost two decades had the californian megaevenemanget been a manifestation of white rock. Beyoncé came up with something else. Her two-hour show, took with them the perspective, knowledge, ambition and education, for example, to a scene that had previously been closest to antiintellektuell.
the black freedom struggle in general and the unique music and festkultur of the traditionally black universities in particular, she created a performance that golvade the critics. White writers were allowed to read in order to make. Black felt prevail. Beyoncé presented so much history and the contemporary world in such condensed form that it became painfully clear how ignorant (we) white are in all other areas than our own, immediate home.
When the show is now being released as both album and Netflixfilm continue this bildningsprojektet. The title ”Homecoming” refers both to the annual party at the traditionally black university, to Beyoncés own return to the stage. Really, she should have performed at Coachella already in 2017. But an unexpected pregnancy came between them. In this documentary makes the viewer follow her bodily struggles at close range.
grew two children. She suffered blood poisoning and spent the last month confined to bed. When one of the babies was dying, she was forced into an urgent caesarean section, an operation so extensive that she was near to losing his life.
Almost a hundred kilograms body would then after this huge trauma stitched. Be lifted up, placed on a repetitionsgolv. Once again become the star. Exactly how painful the process was unable fully to understand. But the film about the ”Homecoming” will be good near to at least try to explain. How Beyoncé during the several months leading to a production consisting of hundreds of musicians, dancers and other staff, at the same time as she is both mentally and physically broken down.
present in every detail, from the cuts on the enormous needs of the ensemble costumes, to how the sound of the scene's pyramid should be captured to create the same feeling amongst the audience that she has in her body when she goes on it. At the same time that she is a person who has gone through something of the most brutal a man can go through.
to listen To a live album and dvd is possibly not necessary. Two hours konsertljud is fun only for the already saved. Also the movie is a bit long. But it is also a demonstration of the rarely seen kind. ”Homecoming” manage the feat at the same time, feel extremely, extremely show – and incredibly close. Such is also the depth of Beyoncés artistry. Much can be said about our time. But at least we have lucky to have her.Link to the spotify
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