A new documentary premiering on Netflix today follows a year in the life of acclaimed musician Jon Batiste and his partner, author-artist Suleika Jaoaud, as Batiste composes a major symphonic work while Jaouad undergoes treatment for cancer.

Directed and produced by Academy Award nominee and multiple Emmy Award winner Matthew Heineman, American Symphony is produced by Higher Ground (President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama’s production company), Mercury Studios, and Our Time Projects.

The documentary premiered at the 2023 Telluride Film Festival. It’s not streaming globally on Netflix.

Watch the trailer: