New Lilith Fair Doc Features Sarah McLachlan, Sheryl Crow, Erykah Badu

A new documentary on Lilith Fair, the groundbreaking all-female music festival in the 90s, is coming to the CBC in 2025. The forthcoming rock doc is simply called Lilith Fair, and the authorized film is based on the 2019 Vanity Fair article, Building a Mystery: An Oral History of Lilith Fair, written by Jessica Hopper, Sasha Geffen, and Jenn Pelly. The documentary is directed by Ally Pankiw, who had access to over 600 hours of archival performance footage and interviews with festival organizers and artists who played Lilith Fair.

The film will feature interview segments with festival founder Sarah McLachlan, along with Sheryl Crow, Erykah Badu, Bonnie Raitt, Brandi Carlile, Natalie Merchant, Mýa, Jewel, the Indigo Girls, Emmylou Harris, and Olivia Rodrigo. “Lilith Fair exemplifies the ‘cool older sister’ of the music industry, who already knows the joys and nightmares of being a woman and tries to make the path a little bit easier for future generations,” said Pankiw in a statement. (Consequence of Sound)

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