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A Tuba to Cuba
A Tuba to Cuba (2019)

The leader of New Orleans' famed Preservation Hall Jazz Band seeks to fulfill his late father's dream of retracing their musical roots to the shores of Cuba in search of the indigenous music that gave birth to New Orleans jazz. A TUBA TO CUBA celebrates the triumph of the human spirit expressed through the universal language of music and challenges us to resolve to build bridges, not walls.

DocumentaryMusical & Performing ArtsHistoryMusic

Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story
Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story (2019)

Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story is the official documentary about maverick Manchester comedian Frank Sidebottom, and the life and art of his hidden creator Chris Sievey. Frank Sidebottom, remembered fondly as the man with the papier-mâché head, was the court jester of the Manchester music and comedy scene for over 25 years, but only a privileged few knew the man inside.

Art House & InternationalDocumentaryMusical & Performing ArtsMusic

If the Dancer Dances
If the Dancer Dances (2019)

IF THE DANCER DANCES invites viewers into the intimate world of the dance studio. Stephen Petronio, one of today's leading dance-makers, is determined to help his dancers breathe new life into RainForest (1968), an iconic work by the legendary choreographer Merce Cunningham. With help from three members of the former Cunningham company, the film tracks Petronio's dancers as they strive to re-stage this great work, revealing what it takes to keep a dance -- and a legacy -- alive.

DocumentaryMusical & Performing Arts

Judy
Judy (2019)

Winter 1968 and showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in Swinging London to perform a five-week sold-out run at The Talk of the Town. It is 30 years since she shot to global stardom in The Wizard of Oz, but if her voice has weakened, its dramatic intensity has only grown. As she prepares for the show, battles with management, charms musicians and reminisces with friends and adoring fans, her wit and warmth shine through.

DramaMusical & Performing ArtsBiographyRomance

Western Stars
Western Stars (2019)

"Western Stars" is a cinematic film version of Bruce Springsteen's latest globally successful album of the same name. Springsteen's longtime collaborator Thom Zimny directed the film together with Springsteen, marking Springsteen's directorial debut. The film "Western Stars" offers fans the world over their only opportunity to see Springsteen perform all 13 songs on the album, backed up by a band and a full orchestra, under the cathedral ceiling of his historic nearly 100-year-old barn.

DocumentaryMusical & Performing ArtsMusic

Springsteen on Broadway
Springsteen on Broadway (2018)

"Springsteen on Broadway" is a solo acoustic performance written and performed by Tony Award, Academy Award, and 20-time Grammy Award winner Bruce Springsteen. Based on his worldwide best-selling autobiography 'Born to Run,' "Springsteen on Broadway" is a unique evening with Bruce, his guitar, a piano, and his very personal stories. In addition, it features a special appearance by Patti Scialfa.

DocumentaryMusical & Performing ArtsMusic

SCORE: A Film Music Documentary
SCORE: A Film Music Documentary (2017)

What makes a film score unforgettable? SCORE: A FILM MUSIC DOCUMENTARY brings Hollywood's elite composers together to give viewers a privileged look inside the musical challenges and creative secrecy of the world's most international music genre: the film score. A film composer is a musical scientist of sorts, and the influence they have to complement a film and garner powerful reactions from global audiences can be a daunting task to take on.

DocumentaryMusical & Performing ArtsMusic

Secret Superstar
Secret Superstar (2017)

Secret Superstar is a story about 14 year old Insia, who wants to be a singer, her mother Najma, and their dreams and aspirations. How unbeknownst to her friends and family Insia with her talent, using the internet, becomes a Secret Superstar.

Musical & Performing ArtsDramaMusic

Bo Burnham: Make Happy
Bo Burnham: Make Happy (2016)

Combining his trademark wit and self-deprecating humor with original music, Bo Burnham offers up his unique twist on life in this stand-up special.

ComedyMusical & Performing ArtsTelevisionDocumentaryMusic

Born To Be Blue
Born To Be Blue (2016)

Ethan Hawke lights up the screen as jazz legend Chet Baker, whose tumultuous life is thrillingly reimagined with wit, verve, and style to burn. In the 1950s, Baker was one of the most famous trumpeters in the world, renowned as both a pioneer of the West Coast jazz scene and an icon of cool. By the 1960s, he was all but washed up, his career and personal life in shambles due to years of heroin addiction.

Art House & InternationalDramaMusical & Performing ArtsBiographyMusic

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