The whole world has been going crazy with the Free Britney campaign to support the former pop star Britney Spears in her fight against abuse. The case has seen Spears take on her father’s conservatorship over her life — a fight she has now won.
Netflix, never one to miss an opportunity to be a part of the conversation, launched its documentary on proceedings. The streaming platform has now dropped the trailer for its upcoming feature on Britney Spears, titled Britney vs Spears.
Directed by Erin Lee Carr, the documentary is set to premiere on September 28th, 2021. This was confirmed by Netflix on September 21st via an 18-second long teaser.
Carr, the daughter of the famous US journalist David Carr, is no stranger to dealing with the fallacies of the judicial system, having done so with previous documentaries like How to Fix a Drug Scandal and I Love You, Now Die: The Commonwealth vs. Michelle Carter.
As a continuation of Framing Britney Spears, the Hulu documentary, this Carr-directed feature will shed light on the singer’s conservatorship that is the root cause of all controversy. Having begun in 2008, it has almost been 13 years and people feel that enough is enough.
In the voiceover at the start of the trailer that promises unseen interviews and rare archive footage, Britney can be heard pleading to get her “life back”.
She is also seen stepping into court before the images of a #FreeBritney campaign floods the screen. The conservatorship exposes the “epic fail of the legal system”. The campaign was launched after many suspected that the conservatorship was downright “abusive” and began noticing severe changes in the pop star’s failing mental health.
The singer has profusely thanked her fans for their support following which she deactivated her social media. However, she returned soon after celebrating her engagement with her long-time boyfriend Sam Asghari.
Watch the trailer below: