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The Lyric Project

Directed by Ezekiel Brown

What was the song with which you first fell in love? “An anthology love letter to music” is how cinema

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

American Epic

Directed by Bernard MacMahon

Presented by Robert Redford, T Bone Burnett and Jack White, and produced for the BBC’s Arena and PBS, MacMahon and

Magicarena

Directed by Niccolo Bruna, Andrea Prandstraller

“Built 2,000 years ago, the majestic Verona amphitheater—the biggest opera venue in the world—is, indeed, a ‘magic arena.’ Prandstraller and

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,

Syl Johnson: Any Way the Wind Blows

Directed by Rob Hatch-Miller

Aside from a couple of minor hits, Chicago soul singer Syl Johnson retired from the music industry in the 1980s

Orion: The Man Who Would be King

Directed by Jeanie Finlay

As a teenager in 1960s Alabama, Jimmy Ellis’ wonderful singing voice was unlike any other... except, that is, for one

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

Mavis!

Directed by Jessica Edwards

At age 75, soul music legend and civil rights icon Mavis Staples and her family group, The Staples Singers, are

The Glamour & The Squalor

Directed by Marz Evans

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame disc jockey Marco Collins became a radio star in the 1990s, serving as the

Sam Lay in Bluesland

Directed by John Anderson

The man some call “the greatest drummer of all time” is mostly recognized for his signature double-shuffle beat—but is almost

Jaco

Directed by Paul Marchand, Stephen Kijak

In 1976, Jaco Pastorius’ (1951-1987) melodic “singing” bass style redefined the role of the bass in modern jazz and rock