New David Bowie Documentary to Air on BBC -
A brand new documentary on David Bowie
has been announced and is scheduled to air on BBC 2 in May
The feature length film, entitled 'David Bowie -
Five Years' will detail five critical years of his
career starting in 1971 before visiting 1975, 1977, 1980 and then
finishing up in 1983 before moving on to his upcoming album release
'The Next Day.'
The film will also feature a plethora of rare and unseen footage
of Bowie which includes interviews with some of his many
collaborators through the years, including the six artists who
featured on his latest album.
"This is a project that has been in development for more than
a decade, in fact since Bowie and I worked together in 2001 on a
film for the BBC Omnibus strand," says director
Francis Whately. "This year, 2013, is
shaping up to be the year of David Bowie, and now is the perfect
moment for this feature length film devoted to this extraordinary
David Bowie's upcoming album 'The Next
Day' will be released in March 2013.