She soon became a household name with her best-selling hit I Am Woman, which won a Grammy and turned her into a feminist icon.
“I’m trying to find a way to reach women,” Helen said at the time, “to give them a confidence in themselves that they’ve never had.”
The 1972 single was recently turned into a biopic starring Tilda Cobham-Hervey, which launched on the streaming service Stan, earlier this month.
In a private screening of the new documentary, her granddaughter Lily Donat revealed how “emotional” it was to watch Reddy’s life played out on-screen.
“She was totally captivated,” Lily told Closer Weekly.