Filmmaker Lisa Cortés, known for her work on voter suppression and Stacey Abrams, directed the film.
Little Richard, a queer Black man in the Jim Crow era South, faced struggles and sought recognition as a music pioneer.
The documentary emphasizes the importance of embracing authenticity and spirituality in one's journey.
Premiering at the Sundance Film Festival, the film features insights from those who knew Little Richard, including Mick Jagger and Billy Porter.
Little Richard's own perspective and voice are highlighted in the documentary.
Despite his passing in 2020, those close to him believe he would have appreciated the film for its truthful portrayal of his life and cultural impact.