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What Happened Miss Simone?A Film by Liz GarbusEagle Rock
Liz Garbus directs this documentary examining the life and music of legendary American singer Nina Simone. Featuring rare live performance footage and...
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Here To Be HeardThe Story Of The SlitsCadiz
The film tells the story of the young women pioneers of the mid-70's punk era from a female point of view and runs from the inception of the group in 1976...
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Gil Scott-HeronBlack WaxWienerworld
Robert Mugge directs this film about jazz-funk musician and poet Gil Scott-Heron. Featuring footage of Scott-Heron performing live at the Wax Museum nightclub...
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Sound TrackerExplore the World in Music: BrazilArtHaus Musik
Musician Sami Yaffa travels around the world using his talent as a busker to earn money to progress to the next stage. In this episode Sami continues his...
David BowieIn His Own WordsI.V. Media
Documentary about English singer-songwriter David Bowie featuring a collection of interviews with the iconic rock star from throughout his career.
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Pink Floyd1971A Period Of TransitionSmokin
Documentary about English rock band Pink Floyd which focuses particularly on their success during 1971. The programme features performance footage and...
ControlA Film By Anton Corbijn20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
Biopic of Joy Division singer Ian Curtis. Directed by photographer Anton Corbijn, who took some of Joy Division's most iconic pictures, this film is inspired...
Pink FloydThe Syd Barrett ExperimentChrome Dreams Media
Documentary which focuses on Pink Floyd founder Syd Barrett and tells the story of his life, work and time with the band.
MapplethorpeLook At The PicturesA Film by Fenton Bailey & Randy BarbatoDogwoof Digital
Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato direct this documentary on the life of controversial artist Robert Mapplethorpe who used photography to examine and explore...
Bill CunninghamNew YorkA Film by Richard PressDogwoof Digital
Documentary profile of New York Times fashion photographer Bill Cunningham. At 80-years-old, Cunningham still maintains a lively passion for street photography,...
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NasTime Is IllmaticA Film by One9 & Erik ParkerDogwoof Digital
Documentary detailing the creative process and cultural significance of American rapper Nas's highly-praised and seminal 1994 album 'Illmatic'. The film...
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The Black PanthersVanguard Of The RevolutionA Film by Stanley NelsonDogwoof Digital
Stanley Nelson directs this documentary that chronicles the history of the Black Panther Party. From their formation in 1966 in Oakland, California, the...
David Bowie: Bowie in BerlinEin Dokumentarfilm 1976-1979Silver & Gold
Documentary that examines the period David Bowie spent living in Berlin in the 1970s. Overworked and struggling with drug addiction, Bowie headed to Berlin...
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Miriam MakebaMama AfricaMatchbox Films
Documentary on the life of the South African singer, Miriam Makeba. Makeba, known affectionately as Mama Africa, helped popularise African music worldwide...
Bob DylanRolling OnPlastic Head
Documentary about American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan featuring interviews, home movies, song clips and live performances. Among the songs included in...
Muscle ShoalsThe Incredible Story of a Small Town with a Big SoundDogwoof Digital
Documentary about the recording studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Director Greg Camalier travels to the landmark and explains how material recorded here...
Led ZeppelinThe Song Remains The SameWarner Home Studio
Rock collossi Led Zeppelin are captured live at Madison Square Garden in 1976. As well as interviews with band members and glimpses of backstage shenanigans,...
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Lee Scratch PerryVision Of ParadiseA Film By Volker Schaner
A thrilling, poetic narration with the legendary Lee Scratch Perry, this movie is a unique project in many ways: it’s not a biography but rather a fairytale...
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Neil Young and Crazy Horse: Year of the HorseA Film By Jim JarmuschFabulous Films
Jim Jarmusch directs this rock documentary featuring Neil Young and his band Crazy Horse on tour in 1996. As well as concert performances, Jarmusch includes...
John & YokoGive Peace A ChanceFabulous Films
Paul McGrath documentary focussing on John and Yoko's famous 'Bed-In for peace' at the Queen Elisabeth Hotel, Montreal in May and June 1969. After spending...
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The Substance: Albert Hofmann's LSDA Film By Martin WitzSoda Pictures
By coincidence rather than by design the Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann makes a sensational discovery in the spring of 1943. In the year the Atom bomb...
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George Benson - The Art Of Jazz GuitarGeorge BensonHot Licks
Jazz guitar legend George Benson demonstrates chord substitutions, turnarounds, the West Montgomery style, his signature scat-style singing on 'This...
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Pussy Riot - A Punk PrayerPussy Riot - A Punk PrayerIndependent
As members of the feminist art collective Pussy Riot, three women performed a 40 second "punk prayer" inside Russia's main cathedral. This performance...
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The Beatles: Here, There and Everywhere 1963 - 1970The BeatlesOdeon
This DVD features rare and unseen ITN archive footage of the Fab Four as they made pop history. Wherever they went ITN followed. Allowing a fascinating...
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Crossfire HurricaneThe Rolling Stones - A Film By Brett MorgenEagle Rock
Crossfire Hurricane, directed by Brett Morgen, is released as part of the ongoing 50th anniversary celebrations of The Rolling Stones. This superb new...
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Amazing Journey: The Story Of The WhoThe WhoUniversal
Documentary detailing the highs and lows of the career of British rock band The Who. The film-makers speak with surviving band members Roger Daltrey...
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Iron in the Soul: The Haiti Documentary Films of Leah GordonSoul Jazz Records
Soul Jazz Records/Films presents Iron in the Soul, a stunning new DVD collection of documentary films about the world of Haiti – Vodou, art & culture...
GingaThe Soul Of Brazilian FootballMr. Bongo
Documentary about Brazilian football. Following seven young players, the film examines that special quality known as 'Ginga' that Brazilians develop as...
Senna2 Disc Special EditionUniversal
Documentary about the life and death of Brazilian racing driver and three-time Formula One World Champion Ayrton Senna. The film charts Senna's career...
Rio BreaksA Story Of Surviving And SurvivalMr Bongo Films
Documentary telling the story of two boys from the Brazilian slums ('favelas') who dream of becoming professional surfers. Best friends Fabio (13) and...
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British Transport Films: Collection 11 Experiment Under LondonBFI
Collection of five documentaries, together known as 'The Victoria Line Reports', produced between 1961 and 1968 by British Transport Films. The footage...
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The Central Office Of Information CollectionMisinformationBFI
Electronic artist Mordant Music provides a new soundtrack for this collection of public information films. Among the documentary shorts, which come from...
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London's Port & River HeritageRoyal RiverSimply Home Enterrtainment
In its heyday London was Britain's premier port. The Port of London Authority (PLA) controlled 94 miles of the tidal Thames, presiding over the...
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The Central Office Of Information CollectionStop! Look! Listen!BFI
A collection of short information films made by the Central Office of Information (COI) throughout the latter half of the 20th century. This fourth volume...
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London's Port & River HeritageThames PortSimply Home Enterrtainment
In its heyday London was Britain's premier port. The Port of London Authority (PLA) controlled 94 miles of the tidal Thames, presiding over the great dock...
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Policing LondonThe 70sSimply Home Enterrtainment
A series of four films from the Metropolitan Police archive reflecting the work of the police in London during the 1970s. 'Police Station' is a dramatised...
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The History Of The London UndergroundThe Definitive Story Of The TubeGo Entertain
Documentary that traces the London Underground from its conception up to the present day, including rare archive of the tunnels being built and the Metropolitan...
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Wonderful LondonThe Ever-Transforming City Through The Lens Of TimeBFI
Collection of archive footage giving an insight into life in London in the 1920s. The collection comprises 12 short films which look at the diversity of...
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London's Port & River HeritageWaters Of TimeSimply Home Enterrtainment
At its peak London was Britain's leading port.The Port of London Authority (PLA) controlled nearly 70 miles of the tidal Thames as well as the...
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The Stuart Hall ProjectRevolution, Politics, Culture and the New Left ExperienceBFI
John Akomfrah directs this documentary about cultural theorist Stuart Hall. The film examines Hall's life and his journey from student to prominent theorist....
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London: The Modern BabylonA Julien Temple FilmBFI
Documentary about the history of London from filmmaker Julien Temple. Beginning in the early 20th century and covering up to the winning bid for the 2012...
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BullwackieIn New YorkBrighton Video
Film made about Lloyd Barnes's Bullwackie Studio in Brooklyn, New York. Shot in the early eighties and featuring Sugar Minott, Milton Henry, The Lovejoys,...
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Black GoldWake Up And Smell The CoffeeDogwoof
An in-depth documentary that looks at the world of coffee and the problems of global trade whilst following an Ethiopian farmer trying to sell his coffee...
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Last Shop StandingThe Rise, Fall And Rebirth Of The Independent Record ShopProper
VERY LIMITED STOCK FROM RECORD STORE DAY 2013...1st come first served!!
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Mirror To The SoulMusic, Culture and Identity In The Caribbean 1920 - 72Soul Jazz Records
‘Mirror to the Soul: Music, Culture and Identity in the Caribbean 1920-72’ is a massive new release from Soul Jazz Records comprising 2 music...
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Calle 54A Celebration Of Latin JazzArtefact
Filmmaker Fernando Trueba directs this documentary about Latin Jazz. The footage includes interviews with a number of Latin jazz musicians and also captures...
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Sons Of CubaA Film By Andrew LangMr Bongo
Andrew Lang directs this documentary following an eight-month period in the lives of three pupils at the Havana Boxing Academy. The three 10-year-old...
Gay Sex In The 70sA Film By Joseph LovettPeccadillo Pictures
Feature-length documentary looking back at gay life, sex and culture in 1970s New York. The 1970s was the decade of gay liberation and sexual abandon...
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Bananas!At Any Cost?Dogwoof Digital
Documentary charting the legal action by a group of Nicaraguan banana plantation workers against their American corporate employers. Director Fredrik...
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Four American Roots Music FilmsBy Yasha AginskyQuantum Leap
Four short films tracing the history of rural American music and celebrating some of its masters. Films are: 'Homemade American Music' presented by Mike...
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