Glen Campbell Documentary Receives Nashville Film Festival Award
“Intimate and honest portrayal” of music superstar wins Grand Jury honor.
A documentary film detailing Glen Campbell’s final tour and his struggle with Alzheimer’s disease, titled Glen Campbell . . . I’ll Be Me, made its national premiere at the Nashville Film Festival, April 18.
Following the premiere showing, the audience applauded the movie and gave director James Keach a standing ovation. The film won over the festival's judges as well. Glen Campbell . . . I’ll Be Me received the prestigious Gibson Music City/Music City Films Grand Jury Prize when the winners of the festival's 45th Annual Competition were announced Thursday (April 25).
The documentary was recognized for sharing “an intimate and honest portrayal of a music legend’s battle with Alzheimer’s. Glen Campbell . . . I’ll Be Me captures a family’s commitment to love and laugh through the adversity of a debilitating disease.”
James Keach recently shared with Country Weekly that the film is slated to receive national distribution, which will allow Glen’s many fans and supporters to see this moving and uplifting story.
CW congratulates James and the film for this award.