Have You Got It Yet? The Story of Syd Barrett and Pink Floyd

Have You Got It Yet? The Story of Syd Barrett and Pink Floyd

The most extensive and intimate exploration of the figure and enigma of Syd Barrett: singer, guitarist, songwriter, and leader of the early Pink Floyd, until his already fragile mental health deteriorated thanks to hallucinogenic drug use, leading to decades of seclusion. A diverse range of voices, including childhood friends, romantic partners, fellow art school students, […]

Free Party: A Folk History

Free Party: A Folk History

A comprehensive chronicle of the Free Party movement, which organised free open-air raves across England from the late 80s to the mid-90s. The “tribal union” of travellers, punks, hippies, and anarchists challenged both the police and land ownership laws to the extent that the government introduced specific legislation against this nomadic lifestyle. The former ravers […]

Fatboy Slim: Right Here, Right Now

Fatboy Slim: Right Here, Right Now

Norman Cook (Fatboy Slim) captains this chronicle of the day when 250,000 people descended upon Brighton Beach to attend his famous free rave Big Beach Boutique II. A fine excuse to explore his hometown’s music scene, revisit his career as the bassist of The Housemartins to superstar DJ and big beat gold standard and above […]

Deep Listening: The Story of Pauline Oliveros

Deep Listening: The Story of Pauline Oliveros

A thoughtful and profound portrait of the iconic American composer, teacher, technological innovator, electronic pioneer, mystical thinker and accordionist Pauline Oliveros. With like-minded artists, it maps a revealing sonic journey through the San Francisco Tape Music Center and her encounters with David Tudor, John Cage and Merce Cunningham. With unwavering commitment, she practices and promotes […]

Bobi Wine: The People’s President

Bobi Wine: The People's President

The moving five-year-long journey of Bobi Wine, a musical superstar in Uganda, as he leverages his status as ‘Ghetto President’ to enter politics and challenge the autocratic 37-year regime of Yoweri Museveni at the 2021 presidential elections. The backlash against him, his wife (writer and activist ‘Barbie’ Itungo), his supporters and the film crew is […]

Blues Under the Skin

Blues Under the Skin

A restored version of a music documentary treasure from the 1970s. In this French production, Greek director Roviros Manthoulis weaves a compelling narrative of love and struggle in Harlem, brought to life by amateur actors, while simultaneously capturing the electrifying and soul-stirring performances of a dozen blues musicians. From a forced labour camp in Texas […]

Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan & T. Rex

Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan & T. Rex

The making of a tribute album to Marc Bolan, featuring an impressive all-star lineup, offers a unique chance to delve deep into the legacy and multifaceted persona of an artist who seamlessly connected the worlds of hippy culture and glam-rock. Bolan was the original rock dandy, the androgynous and seductive teenage icon of British pop, […]

Hung Up on a Dream: The Zombies Documentary

Hung Up on a Dream: The Zombies Documentary

Sixty years after their formation, the most refined, baroque, extravagant composers of the Merseybeat era retrace their fleeting, agitated and indelible career. Timeless hits such as “She’s Not There” and “Time of the Season”, and one of the most influential albums of all time, Odessey & Oracle, crown a story of friendship that survived the […]

Personality Crisis: One Night Only

Personality Crisis: One Night Only

The various lives of singer David Johansen, the only survivor of the transvestite rock band that lit the punk fuse in the early 70’s: New York Dolls. An intimate performance with his cabaret and comic alter ego Buster Poindexter serves to reconstruct the career of an iconoclastic and chameleonic performer who knows what it means […]

Elis & Tom, só tinha que ser com você

Elis & Tom, só tinha que ser com você

In February 1974, stellar singer Elis Regina and bossa nova legend Tom Jobim met in Los Angeles to record an album that would become a true classic of Brazilian popular music. Through previously unreleased 16mm recordings, we witness the creative process behind that miracle: the personality clash and the growing complicity between two outstanding talents. […]