Dogwoof Music Documentaries

We love music documentaries at Dogwoof, with the release of our latest Janis: Little Girl Blue this Friday we take you through some our past music films.

Janis: Little Girl Blue - in cinemas February 5

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 - in cinemas February 19

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 - now available on DVD & on demand

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 - now available on DVD & on demand

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





Mistaken for Strangers - now available on DVD & on demand

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 - now available on DVD & on demand

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 - now available on DVD & on demand

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 now available on DVD & on demand

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