Music Docs 2016/2017

Music Docs is a monthly film series featuring music documentaries, from classic to contemporary. Curated by Tim Rechner, and co-presented with CJSR, Blackbyrd Myoozik, and Steamwhistle.

Music: Pink Floyd at Pompeii - Director's Cut

  • Aug 1 (2017) @ 7pm

Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii is a concert documentary film featuring the English rock group performing at the ancient Roman amphitheatre in Pompeii, Italy. 

Music: Jandek On Corwood

  • Jul 11 (2017) @ 7pm

"The longest-running, weirdest, loneliest enigma in popular music is a guy from Texas who calls himself Jandek." Jandek on Corwood is the 89-minute documentary that explores this man, his world and his music.

Music: Paradise is There: The New Tigerlily Recordings

  • Jun 6 (2017) @ 7pm

Natalie Merchant's entire musical life is encapsulated in this very personal film, which digs deep into the music through live performances, archival footage and interviews.

Music: The Colossus of Destiny: A Melvins Tale

  • May 2 (2017) @ 7pm

This documentary follows the Melvins history, with rare behind-the-scenes footage from their early days in Washington, to their multiple modern incarnations with an eye on the enduring influence they've had throughout their 30-year plus history.

Music: Goodnight Brooklyn: The Story of Death by Audio

  • Apr 4 (2017) @ 7pm

This documentary brings viewers inside the last underground venue for music and art in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, a neighborhood once defined by its cultural contributions to the city of New York.

Music: ABBA: The Movie

  • Mar 7 (2017) @ 7pm

An incompetent radio DJ tries to get an interview with the Swedish pop group during their famous week-long 1977 tour of Australia.

Music: Dave Chappelle’s Block Party

  • Feb 7 (2017) @ 7pm

Dave Chappelle presents a Brooklyn neighborhood with its very own once-in-a-lifetime free block party.

Music: Nick Cave: One More Time with Feeling

  • Jan 3 (2017) @ 7pm

One More Time with Feeling documents the recording of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds' sixteenth studio album, Skeleton Tree, in the aftermath of the death of Nick Cave's 15-year-old son Arthur.

Music: Blekkmetal

  • Dec 6 (2016) @ 7pm

Blekkmetal is a documentary about the one-off 2015 festival celebrating the origins of Norweigan black metal

Music: Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man

  • Nov 25 (2016) @ 7pm

Legendary poet and singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen is interviewed in his L.A. home about his extraordinary life and times.

Music: The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years

  • Nov 1 (2016) @ 7pm

A compilation of found footage featuring music, interviews, and stories of The Beatles' 250 concerts from 1963 to 1966.

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