03/05/2014 05:43 pm ET Updated Mar 06, 2014

See Andre Benjamin's Soft Side As Jimi Hendrix In First 'All Is By My Side' Clip

Filmmakers have been trying to bring Jimi Hendrix’s life to the big screen for decades, and with "JIMI: All is By My Side," John Ridley has finally succeeded where directors Paul Greengrass and the Hughes brothers had been stymied in recent years.

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