Amy takes home Best Documentary BAFTA

Coral Williamson

Amy, the 2015 film about the late singer songwriter Amy Winehouse, was last night named Best Documentary by the British Academy of Film & Television Arts.

The film was directed by Asif Kapadia and produced by James Gay-Rees, who previously won the Best Documentary BAFTA in 2012 for Senna.

The pair were approached in 2013 with the idea of making a film about Amy Winehouse by Universal Music UK chairman David Joseph, the film’s executive producer alongside Universal Music UK director ...

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