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Born in Chicago

Directed by John Anderson

BORN IN CHICAGO chronicles a uniquely musical passing of the torch as it tells two interlocking stories. First, how white,

Buena Vista Social Club

Directed by Wim Wenders

In 1998, Wenders embarked on a trip to Havana with his old friend and collaborator Ry Cooder, who wanted to

Charles Lloyd: Arrows Into Infinity

Directed by Dorothy Darr, Jefferey Morse

Charles Lloyd became one of the most popular and influential jazz musicians of the 1960s when his album “Forest Flower”

Charlie Haden: Rambling Boy

Directed by Reto Caduff

Music legends don’t come any more unassuming than Charlie Haden. Courtesy of Reto Caduff’s charming documentary, we discover that the

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Chuck Israels: Rhythm and Romance

Directed by Elijah Hasan

Portland filmmaker Elijah Hasan’s portrait of acclaimed jazz bassist Israels from his days playing with Bill Evans to current collaboration

Cocksucker Blues

Directed by Robert Frank, Danny Seymour

In 1972, famed photographer (The Americans) and filmmaker Robert Frank followed the Rolling Stones on their first North American tour

Concerto: A Beethoven Journey

Directed by Phil Grabsky

Over the course of four years, director Phil Grabsky followed celebrated Norwegian concert pianist Leif Ove Andsnes’ attempt to understand

Contemporary Color

Directed by Bill Ross, Turner Ross

Only David Byrne could mastermind this surprising fusion of pop music and swirling pop ceremony. Byrne is joined on stage

Cool Cats

Directed by Janus Køster-Rasmussen

In the 1960s, many American jazz greats traveled--and often permanently relocated--to Europe. Seeking to escape from systemic American police violence,

Crescendo! The Power of Music

Directed by Jamie Bernstein

“El Sistema” was created 40 years ago in Venezuela to help foster social change by building youth orchestras among disadvantaged

Everybody’s Cage

Directed by Sandra Trostel

When John Cage (1912-1992), one of the most influential composers of New York’s 20th century avant-garde, was asked to summarize

Félicité

Directed by Alain Gomis

Winner of the Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize at the Berlin Film Festival, Gomis’s film portrays a life lived on