from Jim Granato
Pat Spurgeon, drummer in the band Rogue Wave is the center of this documentary which follows his journey searching for a new kidney while touring with his band.
from Arts Alliance
A blend of interviews, concert footage, and personal moments chronicle the making of the band Arcade Fire's album, Reflektor.
from Gravitas Ventures
The rise and fall of Tower Records, an entertaining and informative documentary about the music business and the culture of one unique company.
from Traverse Media
This feel-good romantic comedy about an Irish musician trying to win back his ex-fiance will have you wanting to write an album of your own love songs.
from Content Media Corporation
A revealing portrait of the soulful but troubled singer, Janis Joplin, who exploded into rock and roll history and left too quickly.
Appropriately light and airy, this quirky film about competitive air guitarists is a rockin' good time, silly but fascinating in its showcase of this world.
from Big World Cinema
Not your average documentary about music overcoming adversity, this is a complex and rewarding film about culture, identity and individuality in war-torn Sudan.
from Dartmouth Films
One of the pioneers of the UK 1970s Punk Rock sound, Croydon based band Johnny Moped was almost too weird, too cool, too punk to last forever.
from Les Films du 3 mars
Modern dancer Dave St. Pierre is diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis. He's told he will not survive to 40 and he must give up his career, but he has other plans ...
A famous ballet dancer is given the task of reviving the Uruguay National Ballet Theater. Avant explores the challenges and triumphs of this monumental task.
from Revelation Film Festival
A documentary portrait of Mongolian hip-hop which explores the history of the genre and profiles several key members of the scene.
from Neil Abramson
A rough around the edges, but soulful take on a Memphis stripper / blues singer trying to make her way in a tough city. Made in 1995, screened at Sundance.
from Yes Please Productions
The origin story of the British DIY indie label Sarah Records is told from soup to nuts. The music label championed many obscure underground films in the 90s.
from Virgil Films
A must-see documentary for fans of 70s fusion, jazz and rock. This film is a very thorough profile of a brilliant musician, bass player Jaco Pasotrius.
from Andrew Garrison
Meet the most amazing sanitation workers, all of them prideful and passionate and positive people, also frank and funny, as they put on a unique kind of show.
A tender, behind-the-scenes doc by acclaimed singer Merchant, re-recording her album “Tigerlily,” discussing the meanings of the songs, then and now.
from Tan Pin Pin
A ragged, entertaining slice of Singapore life, focusing on singers, street performers and cultural oddballs in this diverse and somewhat fraught city-state.
from MPI Media Group
The amazing true story of Thor, a Canadian body-builder-turned-stripper-turned-metalhead, as he struggles for almost 40 years to find rock n roll stardom.
from Lee Storey
This very enjoyable and fascinating documentary chronicles a forgotten part of Americana and music history that you have to see to believe.
The female musical artist has largely been left out of the history of Jazz. This insightful documentary sets the record straight. Tune in!
TAP WORLD is an award-winning feature-length documentary starring the most cutting-edge tap dancers from across the globe.
from Candy Factory Films
After his brain tumor comes out of remission, 15-year-old Tanner Seebaum performs as a EDM DJ at one of the largest electronic music events in Las Vegas.
from Michael Blackwood Productions
A documentation on New York’s musical avant-garde in 1971. Starring such luminaries as John Cage, Earle Brown, Alvin Lucier, Steve Reich and Philip Glass.
from Multicom Entertainment Group
Legendary disco performer Gloria Gaynor narrates a comprehensive look at the rise and fall of the genre that defined the 1970s.
from Saboteur Media
Stretch and Bobbito had the number one underground hip hop radio show which broke more artists than any other! Check out their story in this star-packed doc.
from Entertainment One
A concert doc following the reunion of underground UK rock band, The Libertines, while they prepare for & perform at the Reading & Leeds Festivals in 2010.
from Mika Ronkainen
Big Finnish men screaming national anthems around the world: is it art or politics, sincere catharsis or ironic joke? Curiously, all of the above.
from Vincent Moon / Petites Planètes
A stunning and evocative portrait of an iconoclastic and passionate Japanese singer / artist, a man known as “the screaming philosopher.”
from Echelon Studios
A toe-tapping documentary about a wonderful slice of Americana, this vintage film highlights the energy and joy of backyard players and long-lost legends.
A beautiful portrait of two little-known Czech musicians, a husband and wife committed deeply to each other and their mysterious, gorgeous art.
from I AM NOT A HIPSTER
A brooding indie rock musical with strong performances and an excellent soundtrack, the kind where you actually believe the characters could be so popular.
A film on the wildly unique Jesse Hughes that's like 'Crumb' meets 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas' crossed with 'The Big Lebowski' and sex, guns and rocknroll.
You don't just learn the history of Belgian dance music from this documentary; you experience it through the sounds and an exhaustive chronicle of the culture.
from The Vladar Company
A dynamic, in-depth portrait of the legendary Latino hip-hop artist, a must-see for fans of Pun & rap history, featuring iconic interviews & sizzling footage.
These five unique, edgy dance shorts use choreography and body movement to tell universal stories; about friendship, about survival, about cities and love.
This doc explores the life behind the artist, whom The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame declared "arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music".
from Factory 25
JOBRIATH A.D. tells the story of "The American Bowie" who was the first openly gay rock star and whose rise and fall was too brief during the 1970s.
from Gabriel Sunday
Iconic musician/artist Daniel Johnston stars in this psychedelic short film about an aging artist coming to terms with the dreams of yesteryear.
from Adopt Films
An intimate and stylistic portrait of performance artist and music pioneer Genesis Breyer P-Orridge and his wife, Lady Jayne, and their Pandrogyn project.
A humorous project by a some talented musicians including Aimee Mann, John Doe & Joe Henry. A loosely constructed storyline built to deliver some fun tunes.
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