U.S. comedian Dave Chappelle organizes a once-in-a-lifetime block party in Brooklyn, free of charge for anyone who wants to come. This is a chance to hang out with big names like Kanye West, Mos Def, Talib Kweli, dead prez and the Fugees-reunited with Lauryn Hill. In his film Michel Gondry manages to share this once-only experience even with those who couldn't make it.
They threw him in prison, torched his house and killed his mother, but they never managed to shut him up. Fela Kuti, the famous Nigerian singer, was a wild, impassioned, uninhibited revolutionary, who happened to be incredibly talented. This sketch of the man is set against a great soundtrack and some very personal photos.
Michael Douglas, Sylvester Stallone, Tom Arnold, Alice Cooper and countless other stars talk about Shep Gordon, the successful manager, who has the charisma of Elvis and the wit of Mark Twain, along with a huge libido and an equally huge heart. This is the first film by comedian Mike Myers ("Wayne's World").
The Lady in Number 6
Alice Herz-Sommer, the 109-year-old star of this Oscar-winning film, is the oldest Holocaust survivor in the world. The happiness, joie de vivre and love of others that music grants her refuse to fade away. "I am the only one in this building who smiles", she says, "because I know that music is God".