See the films within DOC NYC Sonic Cinema Strand
If you are a fan of music then these are the documentary’s for you:
Thu Nov 15, 2018, 10:15 PM | IFC Center
NYC PREMIERE Grammy winner Todd Thomas—aka “Speech” of Arrested Development—leads a unique collaborative music workshop in a Virginia state penitentiary. In person: Samuel Bathrick, Todd “Speech” Thomas.
Sun Nov 11, 2018, 10:45 AM | SVA Theatre
NYC PREMIERE Siblings and Juilliard-trained piano virtuosos, the 5 Browns confront a disturbing secret and use music to recover from its impact on their family. In person: Ben Niles, The 5 Browns.
Sat Nov 10, 2018, 9:15 PM | SVA Theatre
NYC PREMIERE Musician Jakob Dylan of The Wallflowers explores the 1960s musicians who fostered folk rock tradition in the community of Laurel Canyon. In person: Andrew Slater, Jakob Dylan and other guests.
Tue Nov 13, 2018, 7:45 PM | Cinepolis Chelsea
NYC PREMIERE Profiling the ardent fans who find joy in their devotion of boy bands such as New Kids on the Block, N*Sync, One Direction and The Beatles.
Sat Nov 10, 2018, 4:00 PM | SVA Theatre
NYC PREMIERE Executive produced by Wim Wenders and featuring a swinging jazz soundtrack, this history of Blue Note Records profiles the company’s two Jewish German refugee founders. In person: Eric Friedler.
Wed Nov 14, 2018, 9:15 PM | SVA Theatre
US PREMIERE Set to great Jamaican music, a creative exploration of the pioneering 1960s label behind “Rudy, A Message to You,” “You Can Get if You Really Want” and more. In person: Nicolas Jack Davies.
Thu Nov 15, 2018, 7:15 PM | IFC Center
Thu Nov 15, 2018, 9:30 PM | Cinepolis Chelsea
WORLD PREMIERE This untold chapter of rock history reveals the influential live music promoters behind the rise of the Rolling Stones, Simon & Garfunkel, David Bowie and more. In person: Molly Bernstein, Philip Dolin, subjects.
Fri Nov 9, 2018, 9:00 PM | SVA Theatre
NYC PREMIERE This definitive bio, set to a soulful soundtrack, tells the story of Teddy Pendergrass, poised to be the biggest R&B artist ever—until tragedy struck. In person: Olivia Lichtenstein.
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