The Pleasures of Being Out of Step: Notes on the Life of Nat Hentoff

The Pleasures of Being Out of Step: Notes on the Life of Nat Hentoff

Nat Hentoff is one of the enduring voices of the last 65 years, a writer who championed jazz as an art form and who also led the rise of ‘alternative’ journalism in America. This unique […]

Count Basie At Carnegie Hall

Count Basie At Carnegie Hall

Jazz legend Count Basie and His Orchestra performs a concert at New York’s Carnegie Hall, with guests Sarah Vaughn, Tony Bennett and George Benson.

The Great Flood

The Great Flood

The Mississippi River Flood of 1927 was the most destructive river flood in American history. In the spring of 1927, the river broke out of its earthen embankments in 145 places and inundated 27,000 square […]

Chico and Rita

Chico and Rita

Oscar®-winning director Fernando Trueba (Belle Epoque, Calle 54) and Spain’s legendary illustrator Javier Mariscal celebrate their passion for the music and culture of Cuba with an epic story of love, passion and heartbreak. Cuba, 1948. […]

Give Me The Banjo

Give Me The Banjo

The banjo has been an emblem of American culture for centuries. Yet few realize the instrument’s complicated, checkered past, one that illuminates a fledgling nation coming into being. Featuring such banjo greats as Béla Fleck, […]

Stanley's Gig

Stanley's Gig

An emotional powerhouse with star-studded performances, this festival favorite is one of the most unexpectedly moving and emotionally charged films of the year. Inspired by real life characters, the film tells the story of Stanley […]

I Can Tell The World

I Can Tell The World

Without the spirituals, there would be no gospel, blues, jazz, R&B, hip-hop, or rap. And though many of us are familiar with some of the songs – Wade in the Water, Go Down Moses, This […]

Rudy Ray Moore: Live At Wetlands N.Y.C.

Rudy Ray Moore: Live At Wetlands N.Y.C.

Rudy Ray Moore, star of the cult hits Dolemite, The Human Tornado and Petey Wheatstraw, returns to his R&B roots in this incredible September 2000 live performance at Wetlands N.Y.C. Backed by vocal group The […]

Music From the Inside Out

Music From the Inside Out

Acclaimed by audiences and critics alike, MUSIC FROM THE INSIDE OUT is a cinematic exploration of the magic and mystery of music through the stories, passion, and artistry of the 105 musicians of The Philadelphia […]