Last updated January 17, 2021
Blending a larger-than-life family story and a rock documentary, this film follows David, Bobby and Dannis Hackney, three teenage brothers from Detroit who founded the band Death, commonly regarded as the first black punk group, in the early 1970s.
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Go behind the scenes with R&B/hip-hop boy band Mindless Behavior as they take the U.S. by storm in their exhilarating first major headlining tour. Home movies, interviews and concert footage offer an insightful look at these rising stars.
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This documentary presents the musical saga of Arnel Pineda, who goes from singing in Manila nightclubs to fronting the legendary rock band Journey. Brought into the group just before a world tour, Arnel must sell himself to Journey's many fans.
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As a drummer and vocalist for The Band, Levon Helm contributed to some of rock's most enduring classics. This eye-opening documentary examines what happened after the group dissolved, and the demons that haunted Helm until his solo comeback in 2007.
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Raised in the projects of Brooklyn, Shawn Carter overcame a hardscrabble childhood and blossomed into rapper and mogul Jay-Z, winning more than a dozen Grammys and launching a slew of lucrative business ventures.
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The astonishing life of Carol Channing unfolds in this entertaining biopic, which captures the bold Broadway legend's outsize personality. Batting her lashes, Channing shares (in her trademark rasp) sweet and sour memories from her storied career.
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Packed with archival footage and interviews, this absorbing documentary explores the history of Memphis rock band Big Star, which experienced commercial failure and critical acclaim, garnering a cult following and influencing artists such as REM.
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The beat starts to rise, a sea of hands fills the air, the crowd surges....Welcome to the world's most dynamic new music scene. Buckle up for an energetic ride as Armin van Buuren, Tiesto and Afrojack, leaders of the Dutch House movement, invite us into their lives. Recognised by no one in Holland, but at Miami Music Week they're superstars, rapidly redefining a genre and taking over the globe's hottest clubs. A slick, pulsating party of a doc.
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Freda Kelly was just a shy Liverpudlian teenager when she was asked to work for a local band hoping to make it big: the Beatles. In Good Ol' Freda, the band's former secretary tells her personal stories for the first time in 50 years.
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Creation Records, which produced some of the 20th century's most iconic music, is the subject of this rockumentary that chronicles the indie label's ups and downs, from the deals, the drug-fueled rampages and parties to the day the money ran dry.
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Featuring interviews with disco legends and vintage clips from the glory days of polyester and strobe lights, this documentary theorizes that the maligned musical genre was more than a cultural phenomenon: It was an anthem for change.
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From musicians, writers and artists to dangerous thinkers, political radicals and above all ordinary people, this is the story of London's immigrants, its bohemians and how together they changed the city forever.
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This World War II documentary relates the inspiring and tragic story of Raphael Schächter, a young composer held in the Terezin concentration camp. In an act of artistic defiance, Schächter teaches a prison chorus to perform Verdi's Requiem.
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This exuberant documentary celebrates the Freddy Awards, a televised high school musical theater competition held every year in Lehigh Valley, Penn. The enthusiasm and creativity demonstrated by the featured theater troupes surprise and inspire.
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This documentary blends interviews, rare archival footage and live performances to profile the folk music legends who made the eclectic New York neighborhood one of the most politically important and culturally hip places to be in the 1960s.
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This moving documentary showcases a 2011 concert celebrating the late Canadian singer-songwriter Kate McGarrigle, weaving it together with interviews, archival footage and home videos. Participants include her children Rufus and Martha Wainwright.
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When South Africa shook off the grip of apartheid in the 1990s, a wealth of new cultural forms emerged, including an energetic punk rock scene. This documentary vividly recollects both the spirit of the time and the intensity of the music.
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