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The Amazing Nina Simone

Directed by Jeff Lieberman

Nina Simone (1933-2003) defied labels—musical, sexual, or political—and today enjoys a popularity and recognition never realized in her lifetime. Lieberman’s

The Ballad of Fred Hersch

Directed by Charlotte Lagarde, Carrie Lozano

Internationally renowned jazz pianist Fred Hersch has been playing professionally for the better part of four decades. Hersch has always

The Ballad of Shovels and Rope

Directed by Jace Freeman

When filming started, Cary Ann Hearst was waiting tables and Michael Trent was working as a studio artist while the

The Big Beat: Fats Domino and the Birth of Rock and Roll

Directed by Joe Lauro

From New Orleans to Blueberry Hill, the teaming of Antoine “Fats” Domino Jr. and Dave Bartholomew is remembered as a

The Broken Circle Breakdown

Directed by Felix Van Groeningen

Elise and Didier’s relationship is wild and passionate. She owns a tattoo shop in a little Belgian town and uses

The Byrd Who Flew Alone: The Triumphs and Tragedy of Gene Clark

Directed by Paul Kendall, Jack Kendall

Bob Dylan described Missouri-born country boy Gene Clark as one of the three best songwriters in the world. The original

The Case of the Three-Sided Dream

Directed by Adam Kahan

Rahsaan Roland Kirk (1935-1977) was more than a blind musician who could play three horns at once, more than one

The Devil’s Horn

Directed by Larry Weinstein

From Adolphe Sax’s workshop of the 1840s to the legendary era of jazz and bebop, the saxophone was forbidden (even

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

The Globe as a Graph

Directed by Marcus Cotten

Cotten’s film/music essay examines the average day with the intervention of a little bit of imagination. Through melody, image, color,

The Great Rock ‘n’ Roll Swindle

Directed by Julien Temple

“To be bad is good. To be good is simply boring.”—Malcolm McLaren. The urge to self-mythologize is written into rock’s DNA.

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