To celebrate what would have been GRAMMY Special Merit Award honoree Donna Summer’s 75th birthday on New Year’s Eve, 2023, and as a crowning achievement in a tremendously successful year, the GRAMMY Museum hosted an intimate conversation moderated by Lyndsey Parker with disco and electronic music trailblazer Giorgio Moroder, Donna Summer’s daughter and director of Love to Love You, Donna Summer, Brooklyn Sudano, Donna’s husband, singer-songwriter, Bruce Sudano. The exclusive conversationwas followed by a Q&A session at the museum’s 200-seat Clive Davis Theater on December 4, 2023.
Nominated for the Best Music Documentary at the 2023 Critics Choice Documentary Awards, Love to Love You, Donna Summer offers a deep dive into the iconic artist’s life. Directed by the Oscar® and Emmy®-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams in collaboration with Brooklyn Sudano, the film chronicles her journey from the avant-garde music scene in Germany to the vibrant dance clubs of New York, providing an intimate portrayal of Summer both on and off stage. With a treasure trove of never-before-seen home videos and a wealth of photographs, often shot by Summer herself, the documentary offers a rich perspective on her multifaceted artistry, from songwriting to painting. “Love to Love You, Donna Summer” explores the highs and lows of a life lived on the global stage and is currently available for streaming on Max.