Music Documentaries

Protest Music and the Modern Age

Protest Music and the Modern Age. Director Carl Carver has contacted documentarystorm and asked for people to see his film and give feedback.

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The digital revolution of the last decade has unleashed creativity and talent in an unprecedented way, with unlimited opportunities. But does democratized culture mean better art or is true talent instead drowned out?

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Everything is a Remix

Everything is a Remix: in four parts. Digital technology has made everything into a remix: our photographs, our videos, our songs, our memories are a constant re-imagining, re-positioning, and re-filtering.

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Al Jazeera: Artscape: Maestro’s Daughters

Artscape is an extraordinary series highlighting the various forms of art across the world. It showcases the artistic forces that are behind the some of the globe’s headline stories.

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Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr. Leonard Cohen

Here is a very special treat: a rare Leonard Cohen documentary that was made BEFORE his first album. “I can feel myself changing into a completely different kind of man,” Leonard says in the film.

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Why Birds Sing

Inspired by musician and eco-philosopher David Rothenberg’s book of the same title, this documentary explores the intriguing, charming, complex and often conflicting theories on why birds sing like they do and why humans are so attracted to the sound.

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We Are Wizards

A documentary which profiles some of the major power players in the underground Harry Potter community, including a seven year-old rock star, hilarious home-made audio commentaries to the feature films, and online creative writing sites that dare to challenge corporate agents.

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Once upon a time in Norway

Once Upon a Time in Norway is about Norwegian Black Metal. It’s about Satanist undergrounds, secret brotherhoods, friendship, betrayal, arson, violent death and everything else that makes Norwegian Black Metal the most infamous music genre in the world.

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When You’re Strange

When You’re Strange uncovers historic and previously unseen footage of the illustrious rock quartet and provides new insight into the revolutionary impact of its music and legacy.

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The Song of the Earth

Some birds make sounds that are musical to our ears. Consider the skylark, whose melodious sounds we label as song. So it’s quite natural to wonder whether there is a connection between animal sounds and the music that humans create.

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Heavy Metal in Baghdad

Heavy Metal in Baghdad is a feature film documentary that follows the Iraqi heavy metal band Acrassicauda from the fall of Saddam Hussein in 2003 to the present day.

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The World’s Most Important 6-sec Drum Loop

This fascinating, brilliant 20-minute video narrates the history of the “Amen Break,” a six-second drum sample from the b-side of a chart-topping single from 1969.

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