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‘I Am: Celine Dion’ Documentary Release Date Revealed: Here’s When It’s Coming

Forget “The Power of Love,” the world is going to get an up-close behind-the-scenes look at the power of Céline Dion in her new documentary, which finally received an official release date.

On Tuesday (April 16), via a joint Instagram post on the official pages for Dion and Prime Movies, Amazon MGM Studios announced that I Am: Céline Dion will begin streaming globally on Prime Video on June 25.

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Directed by Academy Award nominee Irene Taylor, I Am: Céline Dion promises a “raw and honest” look at the superstar’s battle with Stiff Person Syndrome, also known as Moersch-Woltman Syndrome. According to a press release from Amazon MGM Studios, the film will also “highlight the music that has guided [Céline’s] life while also showcasing the resilience of the human spirit. In a first-look image of I Am: Céline Dion shared by Amazon MGM Studios, the five-time Grammy winner raises a defiant fist with her face wearing an expression somewhere between amusement and resilience.

I Am: Céline Dion, which was first announced by The Hollywood Reporter earlier this year (Jan. 30), is slated to arrive nearly a year and a half after the “It’s All Coming Back to Me Now” singer revealed her diagnosis. Stiff Person Syndrome affects one in a million people, and in a clip posted to social media (Dec. 8, 2022), Dion shared, “Unfortunately, these spasms affect every aspect of my daily life. Sometimes causing difficulties when I walk and not allowing me to use my vocal cords to sing the way I’m used to.”

With Taylor helming the film, I Am: Céline Dion is sure to handle its subject matter with care. In 2009, Taylor earned an Oscar nomination for best documentary short film for The Final Inch, which chronicled the fight to eradicate polio.

Although Dion canceled all her upcoming concerts due to her battle with the neurological disease, she was able to make her film acting debut in 2023’s Love Again, which co-starred Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Sam Heughan. For the film, Dion recorded five new songs, including lead single “Love Again.” The Love Again soundtrack reached No. 71 on Top Album Sales and No. 20 on US Soundtrack Albums. A few months later (Feb. 4), Dion made a surprise appearance at the Grammys to present Taylor Swift with her fourth album of the year trophy.

Read Céline Dion’s official announcement of her forthcoming documentary below.

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