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.