Step behind the scenes with the greatest musicians of all time
Tsvika Pick, Israel's first pop star, never let his downfalls diminish his place as king - at least in his opinion. Composed of rare archival footage and interviews, including ones with Pick himself shortly before his death.
As she goes on tour for the last time, Joan Baez, now 82, shares her complicated life story with remarkable candor. Childhood diaries, recordings from therapy sessions, conversations with her family, and an electrifying soundtrack coalesce into an unforgettable portrait of this larger-than-life singer and activist.
Little Richard, the talented boy who got kicked out from home for his sexual orientation, became a celebrated musician and cultural icon. Archive footage, interviews with giants like Mick Jagger and Paul McCartney, and lots of concert recordings capture the complexity of an artist shaped by external and internal struggles.
Donna Summer's millions of fans did not know the soft, vulnerable, and funny sides of the singer who revolutionized pop music with her sexy hit "Love to Love You Baby." Through personal interviews and rare home videos, Summer's daughter Brooklyn attempts to untangle the complexities of her mother's persona.
She was a star, but as a woman, she was overshadowed by men, the giants of the Bossa Nova scene. The nephew of singer and composer Miúcha uses inimitable treasures from the family archive to tell her life story: a musical fairytale that puts her back in the limelight.
After Fran Lebowitz, Bob Dylan, and The Rolling Stones, master filmmaker Martin Scorsese lovingly turns his camera to another New York institution: New York Dolls frontman David Johansen, capturing his wild, sharp-witted performance at an enthralling concert, and intercutting it with fascinating interviews and archive footage, of course.
There is talent aplenty in The Chopin Piano Competition—THE springboard to a brilliant international career. An intimate behind-the-scenes visit reveals the human, heartwarming, and humorous side of young men and women in the tense moments on the cusp of their dreams (maybe) coming true. Naturally, the music is terrific.
An American musician who released two failed albums in the early 1970's becomes a superstar in South Africa without ever knowing it. Two of his fans there decide to find out what happened to him, only to discover that the real story defies the imagination.
In a series of open, rare and sweepingly intimate documented meetings, Poliker, one of Israel’s musical giants, looks back at his life. His introspective, direct and honest gaze inwards is full of humor and self-acceptance.
A wedding cameraman and a clarinet player fall in love at a Jewish wedding in Argentina and travel to Eastern Europe in search of remnants of Yiddish and klezmer culture. Full of music and witticisms, this romantic film explores the historical, social, and political place of language, culture, and music.
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