Dogwoof Music Documentaries

We love music documentaries at Dogwoof. With the release of many music documentaries, we take you through some our past music films.

Janis: Little Girl Blue

Oscar-nominated director Amy Berg (Deliver Us from Evil, West of Memphis) examines Janis Joplin’s story in depth for the first time on film, presenting an intimate and insightful portrait of a complicated, driven, often beleaguered artist.

Mavis

MAVIS! is the first documentary on gospel/soul music legend and civil rights icon Mavis Staples and her family group, The Staple Singers.

Nas: Time is Illmatic

Time Is Illmatic is a feature length documentary film that delves deep into the making of Nas’ 1994 debut album, Illmatic, and the social conditions that influenced its creation.

Finding Fela

Finding Fela is the story of Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s life, music, and political importance.

Mistaken For Strangers

Matt Berninger, lead singer of the rock band The National, invites his metal-head younger brother, Tom to film their biggest tour yet.

The Punk Singer

Through 20 years of archival footage and intimate interviews, The Punk Singer tells the story of Kathleen Hanna, lead singer of the punk band Bikini Kill and dance-punk trio Le Tigre.

Muscle Shoals

Located on the banks of the Tennessee River, Muscle Shoals, Alabama is the unlikely breeding ground for some of the most creative music in American history.

Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet

Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet is the extraordinary story of guitar prodigy Jason Becker and his fight with the degenerative disease ALS.


Originally published at dogwoof.com.