Documented: Music

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Documented: Music
  • Desolation Center

    "Offers a fascinating glimpse at the emergence of a phenomenon that was, back then, simultaneously modest and radical..." The Hollywood Reporter

    Sheffield Doc/Fest
    Slamdance Film Festival
    Cork Film Festival

    Desolation Center is the story of the early 80s music and art performance happenings in ...

  • Brainiac: Transmissions After Zero

    “Compelling… ‘Transmissions After Zero’ chronicles Brainiac’s unlikely rise and subsequent fall with intelligence and humor.” -Variety

    SXSW Film Festival
    Cleveland Film Festival
    Cork Film Festival

    In the mid 90’s the Dayton, OH music scene became a hot spot generating worldwide buzz for the inf...

  • Punk The Capital: Building A Sound Movement

    "Punk the Capital is thoroughly entertaining and compelling and one of the most refreshing takes on D.C. hardcore ever." Exclaim!

    When punk rock erupted in Washington DC, it was a mighty convergence of powerful music, friendships, and clear minds. This film is the first to explore the incredible...

  • Una Banda De Chicas (A Girl's Band)

    Rotterdam International Film Festival
    Mar del Plata Film Festival
    FRAMELINE, San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival

    Una Banda De Chicas (A Girl's Band) sees former punk band bassist, Marilina Giménez, documenting women's bands from across Argentina, showing their struggles and achieveme...

  • In Search of Blind Joe Death: The Saga of John Fahey

    Official Selection London Raindance Film Festival
    100% on Rotten Tomatoes

    The legendary American guitarist, composer and provocateur John Fahey is often considered the godfather of 'American primitive guitar'. This documentary features Pete Townshend, Chris Funk of The Decemberists and Joey B...

  • A Drummer's Dream

    "It's pure emotion... ...A Drummer's Dream isn't really about drumming, but about joy and self-expression." The Globe and Mail

    Hot Docs Film Festival
    Tokyo International Film Festival

    Explosive talent, passion, humour and irresistible personality come together in a magical setting when seven di...

  • The Smart Studios Story

    SXSW

    Wendy Schneider’s illuminating documentary pays tribute to the history of Madison, Wisconsin-based recording studio, Smart Studios and its connection to the global rise of Alternative Rock in the 1990s. Featuring fantastic archive material and contributions from its founders and many of the...

  • My Prairie Home

    "Director Chelsea McMullan captures Canadian transgender folk singer Rae Spoon's music and life story in sensitive detail." Variety

    Sundance Film Festival
    Cork International Film Festival
    Winner Milan International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

    In this feature documentary-musical by Chelsea McM...

  • Lo Sound Desert

    Hof International Film Festival
    American Documentary Film Festival

    A feature length documentary that unpacks the origins of California desert rock music, providing a unique insight into the Coachella Valley music scene in the 80s and 90s which begat bands such as Queens Of The Stone Age and Kyus...

  • The Case Of The Three Sided Dream

    “By emphasizing live performance and audio recordings over interviews, Kahan lets Kirk's talent speak for itself.” - Chicago Reader

    Raindance Film Festival
    Leeds International Film Festival

    Jazz musician Rahsaan Roland Kirk spent his career and life defying conventional limitations. Born blind,...