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Showing posts with label Music. Show all posts

Sep 4, 2019

Notes on the Circus (1966)


The short film is a montage of sped up video clips of The Ringling Brothers Circus in action set to a musical track. The film is separated into four segments, each segment which focuses on different acts within the circus. The later segments often incorporate clips from earlier segments, mostly as background to the featured acts. The speed of the video clips match the tempo of the soundtrack music.

Big Family: The Story of Bluegrass Music (2019)


Examine the history of bluegrass music, from its origins to its eventual worldwide popularity, and hear from dozens of musicians who explain the ways bluegrass music transcends generational, cultural and geographic boundaries.

Ballet Now (2018)


Being the first ever woman asked to curate the famed BalletNOW program, Ballet dancer Tiller Peck prepares and executes her vision of the show.

Sep 2, 2019

Stop Making Sense (1984)


Director Jonathan Demme captures the frantic energy and artsy groove of Talking Heads in this concert movie shot at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in 1983. The band's frontman, David Byrne, first appears on an empty stage, armed with only an acoustic guitar, and is gradually joined by bassist Tina Weymouth, drummer Chris Frantz, keyboardist Jerry Harrison and a cadre of backup singers as they perform the band's hits, culminating in an iconic performance featuring Byrne in an enormous suit.

Music from the Big House (2010)


Rita Chiarelli's exploration of Louisiana's Angola Prison, its inmates and the blues music tradition they perform with her.

Sep 1, 2019

Seymour: An Introduction (2014)


Pianist Seymour Bernstein, who gave up performing for teaching, discusses his passion for music and his philosophy of life.

Pentatonix: On My Way Home (2015)


Grammy Award-winners and platinum selling artists Pentatonix are bringing their concert documentary On My Way Home to their fans to see. The documentary follows the group on their 2015 sold out North American tour. Since bursting out onto the scene in 2011, Pentatonix has sold more than 2 million albums in the U.S. amassed nearly 1 billion views on their YouTube channel with more than 8.1 million subscribers. Their last holiday album - That's Christmas To Me - sold more than 1.1million copies in the U.S., becoming one of the only four acts to release a platinum album in 2014.

One Direction: This Is Us (2013)


Groomed for stardom by "X-Factor's" Simon Cowell, the members of pop supergroup One Direction -- Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne -- have emerged as a worldwide phenomenon. Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock follows the young singers on their 2012-2013 world tour and mixes live concert footage with behind-the-scenes interviews and antics. Soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo, actor-comic Chris Rock and filmmaker Martin Scorsese also drop by to meet the guys.

Hot Sugar's Cold World (2015)


A documentary that follows electronic musician Hot Sugar in his quest to capture, transform and extract meaning from the sounds and silences of every day life.


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