Coming Out at November 25, 2021 on HBO Max
“Don’t Try to Understand: A Year in the Life of Earl ‘DMX’ Simmons”
DMX Don’t Try to Undertstand is documentary film directed by Christopher Frierson, Clark Slater and starrings DMX. The film primiered at November 13, 2021 on DOC NYC.
HBO’s “Music Box” documentary focuses on a year in the life of rapper Earl “DMX” Simmons as he is released from prison in early 2019 and attempts to rebuild his career in the music industry and reconnect with family and fans. Unfolding in cinéma vérité style and with unfettered access, the film bears witness to a man searching for reinvention and redemption, striving to stay true to himself while reestablishing his roles as a father, an artist and an icon.
►Directors: Christopher Frierson, Clark Slater