Roberta Flack: Killing Me Softly

This is the story of a different kind of soul singer, set against the backdrop of America’s Civil Rights movement. In the early 1970s Roberta Flack was one of the most successful pop stars in the world, with hits such as Killing Me Softly. But, as this fascinating music documentary reveals, Flack was no overnight sensation. Her story is one of struggle, rejection, and controversy.

Watch Roberta Flack: Killing Me Softly and more acclaimed documentaries on BBC Select today. Restrictions apply*.

BBC Select free trial

BBC Select is available on Amazon Prime Video Channels and the Apple TV app for only $6.99 a month. Start a 30-day free trial and watch a range of acclaimed documentaries from the BBC and beyond. Restrictions apply*.