Displaying 32 films
Gathered together for one night in a lifetime, the legendary names of Reggae music and more met at Fort Charles, Jamaica, in a musical event that would reverberate around the world.
Director: Stephanie Bennett
Shunji Iwai’s observant and mesmerizing teen saga, ALL ABOUT LILY CHOU-CHOU, is a timeless coming-of-age story.
Director: Shunji Iwai
Ten short pieces directed by ten different directors, including Ken Russell, Jean-Luc Godard, Robert Altman. Each short uses an aria as soundtrack.
Director: Robert Altman
A one-man tour de force performance of the epic Beowulf, Benjamin Bagby delivers this gripping tale in Old English while accompanied on the ancient Anglo-Saxon harp.
Director: Stellan Olsson
BLACK WAX centers on the late African American poet-singer-songwriter Gil Scott-Heron and his Midnight Band.
Director: Robert Mugge
A documentary that explores the secret of conducting with a unique intensity that culminates in a great showdown at Frankfurt’s Opera.
Director: Götz Schauder
Director Robert Mugge and renowned music scholar Robert Palmer venture deep into the Mississippi Delta to seek out the best rural blues acts.
In Palestinian East Jerusalem, Singer-Songwriter David Broza records a new album with American, Palestinian and Israeli musicians in defiance of the Middle East's dark realities.
Director: Henrique Cymerman
The phenomenal story of the transplant of American country music to post-World War II Japan.
Director: James Payne
The incredible story of the world famous opera singer - who was castrated during childhood in order to preserve his voice - comes to life in this Oscar-nominated drama of high notes and even higher pa...
Director: Gerard Corbiau
God of the Piano tells the story of a mother whose obsessive behavior and mile-high expectations threaten to crush her child.
Director: Itay Tal
The story of R&B singer Al Green, who gave up a successful singing career to become a gospel minister.
This documentary traces the rich history of Hawaiian music, beginning with its roots.
HOLLY NEAR: SINGING FOR OUR LIVES tells the tale of a singer-songwriter who inspired generations during the height of the LGBTQ and Women's movement.
Director: Jim Brown
From juke joints to church halls, up the mountain and down to the bayou, I AM THE BLUES travels the back roads with the last of the blues legends.
Director: Daniel Cross
Robert Mugge examines the moribund traditions of the Kumu Hula, master instructors in the ancient Hawaiian art of the hula.
The late 1970s arrival of electronic music to France is dealt with in the story of 24 hours in the life of a young woman composer in Paris.
Director: Marc Collin
This lavish historical drama illuminates the story of the world-famous composer from different perspectives.
Director: Niki Stein
Two best friends have spent the last fifteen years touring the country in their performance art punk band. When one of them decides to quit, they both face deeper challenges than expected.
Director: Jonathan Yi
A portrait of the performance poet Umar Bin Hassan and his personal struggle with the revolution he propagated himself with The Last Poets.
Director: Daniel Krikke
The surprising and moving story of Madonna's most famous troupe of dancers.
Director: Ester Gould
Arvo Pärt is the most performed living composer in the world. Watch his unique creative process required to make these timeless works of art.
Director: Paul Hegeman
The incredible story of how The Beatles emerged from post-war Liverpool and turned music on its head with their changes from skiffle to rock 'n' roll and the creation of the Mersey Beat sound.
Director: Alan Byron
A documentary about the Grammy-winning music producer Arif Mardin.
Director: Joe Mardin
Go behind the scenes for an all-access look at the Paris Opera, where backstage drama and triumphs play out each night before the curtain rises.
Director: Jean-Stéphane Bron
To fight for custody of his daughter who loves playing the piano, a steel factory worker decides to forge a piano from scratch.
Director: Zhang Meng
An elderly Mexican musician leads a traveling band that also includes his son and grandson. Determined to fight the country's military regime,they help to supply guerrilla fighters by hiding ammunitio...
Director: Francisco Vargas
A musician travels a great distance to return an instrument to his elderly teacher.
Director: Ciro Guerra
The story of the iconic renegade cult music and art collective known as The Residents who have achieved levels of fame most groups can only dream of, yet no one knows who they are.
Director: Don Hardy Jr.
A motley crew of mavericks band together with top punk bands to create Britain's biggest-ever civil rights movement, Rock Against Racism (RAR).
Director: Rubika Shah
The life and work of the enigmatic folk rock singer-songwriter.
Director: John Scheinfeld
An examination of the historical and personal circumstances under which three remarkable women created their works in the 1800s and early 1900s.
Director: Kyra Steckeweh