Slamnation

Slamnation

Before Russell Simmons’ highly acclaimed HBO series Def Poetry Jam, SLAMNATION captured the cutthroat world of spoken-word poetry with an “energy that pulses, snaps and crackles” (Chicago Tribune). Beginning in New York City at the […]

Sophie B. Hawkins: The Cream Will Rise

Sophie B. Hawkins: The Cream Will Rise

With its premiere at Outfest in 1997, THE CREAM WILL RISE proved that Sophie B. Hawkins is more than just a gorgeous pop star. Both musical genius and enchanting performer, this singer/songwriter/iconoclast combines imaginative musicianship […]

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 […]

A Night In Havana: Dizzy Gillespie in Cuba

A Night In Havana: Dizzy Gillespie in Cuba

The indisputable founding father of “bebop,” Dizzy Gillespie remains one of the most recognizable and popular figures in jazz history. During his heyday in the 1940s, Dizzy was one of the first American jazz musicians […]

Ladysmith Black Mambazo: On Tip Toe

Ladysmith Black Mambazo: On Tip Toe

A joyously moving tribute to the World Music supergroup Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Academy Award® nominee ON TIP TOE is as uplifting and ultimately inspiring as their culture-bridging performances themselves. Warmly directed by Eric Simonson and […]

In the Shadow of the Stars

In the Shadow of the Stars

Winner of the Academy Award® for Best Documentary Feature and lauded by the San Francisco Chronicle as “wonderfully funny yet equally heart-rending,” IN THE SHADOW OF THE STARS is a hilarious and affectionate look at […]

Genghis Blues

Genghis Blues

Paul Pena heard a sound — something intensely beautiful but disturbing at the same time — coming from his short-wave radio. The sound was that of Tuvan throat-singers, a sound that changed his life forever […]

Dancing To New Orleans

Dancing To New Orleans

Whether you’re a long-time aficionado or a recent convert, DANCING TO NEW ORLEANS will give you a great appreciation for the amazing gumbo that is the music of Louisiana. More than any other place, Louisiana […]