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They Came to Play

They Came to Play

This New York Times Critics’ Pick follows some of the world’s best amateur pianists for one week of intense competition and camaraderie at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs, which reminds us all of the passion that burns within us.

Soundtrack for a Revolution

Soundtrack for a Revolution

Shortlisted for an Oscar® and executive produced by Danny Glover, SOUNDTRACK FOR A REVOLUTION combines powerful archival footage of the civil rights movement, riveting testimony from those who were there, and original musical performances by superstars including John Legend, Wyclef Jean and Joss Stone.

You Think You Really Know Me: The Gary Wilson Story

You Think You Really Know Me: The Gary Wilson Story

He made a masterpiece, and then he disappeared. Championed by the likes of Beck and Matt Groening and obsessed over by record collectors, Gary Wilson’s 1977 album, “You Think You Really Know Me,” is widely […]

Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell

Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell

WILD COMBINATION begins in the bucolic landscape of Oskaloosa, Iowa. Chuck and Emily Russell remember their precocious son Arthur’s early inspirations. As a teenager in the 1960s, Arthur was obsessed with Timothy Leary, John Cage, […]

Wasted Orient

Wasted Orient

WASTED ORIENT is the story of Beijing punk rock band JOYSIDE and their first tour in a country not exactly ready for rock n’ roll. Obsessed with Johnny Thunders and the philosophies of American punk, […]

Spend an Evening With Saddle Creek

Spend an Evening With Saddle Creek

In 1993, a group of childhood friends in Omaha, Nebraska released 100 copies of a cassette tape by a 13 year-old singer-songwriter / little brother, Conor Oberst. Two years later, the name Saddle Creek Records […]

Radio On

Radio On

Ripe for rediscovery, Christopher Petit’s post-punk journey RADIO ON (1979) has become a cult film since its initial release and is one of the most striking feature debuts in British cinema. Co-produced by Wim Wenders […]

Moog

Moog

This film about the late, great inventor of the modern synthesizer explores his ideas about creativity, interactivity, and spirituality.

Low In Europe

Low In Europe

LOW IN EUROPE follows American indie rock pioneers Low on a string of tour dates in Germany and the UK. Premiering at the Melbourne International Film Festival and selected for the Gijon and the Sound […]