Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives
Clive Davis, the idolized music producer who shaped the music world for forty years, talks about his life with great candor. His golden ears discovered Janis Joplin, Bruce Springsteen, Whitney Houston, Barry Manilow and many others.
The Strange Sound Of Happiness
A strange dream sends a failed, heartbroken musician on a journey from Sicily to Siberia. Connecting the two places is a small, traditional musical instrument: the mouth harp. Legend has it that it’s the key to happiness. Featuring animations and stunning views, the film follows his journey from reality into fantasy and back again.
Renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman may have hit 70, but he is still a long way from putting down his instrument. As he looks back at his long, impressive career in this deeply personal film, he comes closer to understanding how and why he makes such stirring music.
Marianne Faithfull surrenders to the camera of Sandrine Bonnaire, allowing the actress-turned-director to paint a delicate and complex portrait, revealing surprising new layers in the singer’s exciting life story.
Studio 54 in Manhattan was a hedonist's heaven, a lodestone for the glamorous and the beautiful. Its two co-owners, Ian Schrager and Steve Rubell, were hungry for success, but when it came, it turned out to be a hard swallow.
Dudu Tassa & the Kuwaitis: Don't be so modest, You aren't that great!
Dudu Tassa & The Kuwaitis, a unique Jewish-Arab Israeli ensemble, join legendary band Radiohead to support them on their U.S. tour. They try to win the hearts of the audience with almost-forgotten Iraqi music, written a century ago by Tassa’s grandfather and great uncle. This is a film about the dream, the excitement, the journey and the distance.
Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami
'80s superstar Grace Jones still captivates the audience with the same ease as ever. This powerfully dynamic film follows her on stage and in an emotionally-charged visit with her family in Jamaica, revealing the surprisingly soft but no-less-impressive sides of the iconic diva.
In Search of Ladino
Ladino encapsulates the sounds of an entire world—complete with culture, hopes and memories. David Perlov brings this world back to life, allowing Israeli Ladino speakers, some of them Holocaust survivors, to tell their stories and sing their songs in the rich language that has always been at the heart of their identities.
Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars
Eric Clapton, one of the greatest guitarists of all time, offers deeply personal commentary and insights on the immense dramas experienced in both his personal life and musical career.
Innovative Flamenco dancer Rocío Molina is working on an original performance: Impulso. In a series of avant-garde experiments, improvisations and exciting collaborations, she pushes the boundaries of Flamenco, creating a personal, modern and unique version of a traditional dance.
A Modern Man
Charlie Siem is at a crossroads. He's a gifted young violinist, a model for top fashion houses, and his bank account is bursting. So why is he still so restless? Will modern life allow him to be happy?