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Amy - The Tragic Story of Amy Winehouse
A24
An Oscar-winner for Best Feature Documentary, AMY is a deeply moving portrait of 6-time Grammy winner Amy Winehouse using powerful first-hand footage to bring her story to life, showcasing both her incredible talent and her tragic demise from the dual…
Funny Face
Paris, the City of Light, shines even brighter when Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire team up, bringing their luminous starpower to this exquisite Oscar -nominated musical featuring songs by George and Ira Gershwin. Featuring iconic performances from two legends of…
Sammy Davis Jr. - I've Gotta Be Me
PBS
The first major film documentary to examine the performer's vast career and his journey for identity through the shifting tides of civil rights and racial progress during 20th-century America. Sammy Davis, Jr., had the kind of career that was indisputably…
Saturday Night Fever
Tony Manero (John Travolta's most iconic role) has an unsatisfying job at a paint store but on weekends he's the king of the dance floor at the local disco. There he finds Stephanie, who represents what he is looking for:…
Neil Young: Heart of Gold - The Prairie Wind Album in Concert
Soon after completing his critically-acclaimed album "Prairie Wind," rock legend Neil Young took the Ryman Auditorium - the historic home of Nashville's Grand Old Opry - by storm, blowing away the audience with heartfelt renditions of recent songs. Nominated for…
The King - The Rise and Fall of Elvis Presley
Driving a Rolls-Royce once owned by Elvis Presley - with a revolving crew of musicians in the backseat - director Eugene Jarecki embarks on a cross-country road trip to explore how Elvis lost his authenticity as America lost its soul.…
Turn It Around - The Story of East Bay Punk
This documentary spans over 30 years of the California Bay Area's punk music history with a central focus on the emergence of the inspiring 924 Gilman Street collective. This diverse group of artists, writers, organizers and musicians created a do-it-yourself…
Sing - Mindenki
Based on a true story, this Oscar-winning short film follows an award-winning school choir and the new girl in class facing a tough choice: to stand up against a corrupt system, or to fit quietly into it. SING is a…
Grace Jones - Bloodlight And Bami
This electrifying journey through the public and private worlds of pop culture mega-icon Grace Jones contrasts musical sequences with intimate personal footage, all the while brimming with Jones's bold aesthetic. A larger-than-life entertainer, an androgynous glam-pop diva, an unpredictable media…
Django
This riveting biopic retells the story of Django Reinhardt, famous guitarist and composer, and his flight from German-occupied Paris in 1943. Nominated for Best First Feature Award and the Golden Berlin Bear for Best Film at the Berlin International Film…
Fame High - The Talented Students at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts
From the nail-biting freshman auditions to the spectacular year-end performances, FAME HIGH captures the in-class and at-home drama, competition, heartbreak, and triumph during one school year at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (LACHSA). Talented teenagers reach…
All Things Must Pass - The Rise and Fall of Tower Records
Everyone thinks they know what killed Tower Records: The Internet. But that's not the story. ALL THINGS MUST PAST examines this iconic company's explosive trajectory, tragic demise, and legacy forged by its rebellious founder Russ Solomon. Featuring interviews from music…
We Are Twisted F***ing Sister - The Origin Story of the Glam Rock Band
The wickedly mesmerizing story of the ten grueling years before Twisted Sister broke out of gigs at suburban clubs and became the biggest glam rock band of the 1980s, recounted by the band themselves, their managers and their biggest fans.…
Sound City - One of the Greatest Unsung Recording Studios
Deep in the San Fernando Valley, behind the train tracks and amidst dilapidated warehouses, was rock n' roll's best kept secret. Sound City, America's greatest unsung recording studio, housed a legendary, one-of-a-kind recording console, and became the birth place to…
Being Frank - The Chris Sievey Story
A documentary about the life of eccentric comedian Chris Sievey who wore a huge paper mache' head and whose true identity was a closely guarded secret until after he died. BEING FRANK tells the twisted tale of a split personality,…
Fancy Pants
Well, fancy that! Bob Hope and Lucille Ball join forces and let loose a stampede of laughs in this classic screwball comedy. Wise-cracking Bob Hope plays Humphrey, a British valet brought to the Old West to teach Old World charms…
Too Late Blues
In his first Hollywood production, the formidable giant of American independent film John Cassavetes tells the story of a jazz musician who falls in love with a timid vocalist. After joining his group, she unintentionally turns his life upside down.…
Rumble - The Indians Who Rocked the World
This revelatory documentary brings to light the profound and overlooked influence of Indigenous people on popular music in North America. Focusing on music icons like Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Taboo (The Black Eyed Peas), Charley Patton, Mildred Bailey,…
Till the Clouds Roll By
On opening night of his new Broadway musical, Show Boat , composer Jerome Kern (Robert Walker) reflects on his long career in this star-studded fictionalized biopic. With the help of his mentor, composer James Hessler (Van Heflin), a young Jerry…
Oasis: Supersonic - An In-Depth Look at a Top British Rock Band
A24
From the Oscar winning producers of Amy comes a riveting look at the meteoric rise of seminal 90's rock band Oasis , immersing us in the raucous rock stars' fast-paced world of electrifying music, wild debauchery, and epic fraternal feuding.…