Still Bill Directed by Damani Baker, Alex Vlack, 2009
"Three and a half stars and two thumbs up” Roger Ebert
STILL BILL is an intimate portrait of soul legend Bill Withers, best known for his classics “Ain’t No Sunshine,” “Lean On Me,” “Lovely Day,” “Grandma’s Hands,” and “Just the Two of Us.”
With his soulful delivery and warm, heartfelt sincerity, Withers has written the songs that continue to resonate deeply within the fabric of our times.
Filmmakers Damani Baker and Alex Vlack follow Withers and offer a unique and rare look inside the world of this fascinating man. Through concert footage, journeys to his birthplace and interviews with music and sports legends, his family and closest friends, STILL BILL presents the story of an artist who has written some of the most beloved songs in our time and who truly understands the heart and soul of a man.
Interviews with Jim Brown, Bill Russell, Graham Nash; Musical Performances of hit Bill Withers songs “Ain’t No Sunshine” by Yim Yames of My Morning Jacket adn “Who Is He and What Is He to You” by Living Colour lead singer Corey Glover
Crew:Alex Vlack (executive producer & producer), Andrew Zuckerman (executive producer), Damani Baker (producer & director of photography), Jon Fine (producer & director of photography & editor), Eddie Marritz (director of photography), Sakae Ishikawa (editor)