Showing 1 - 10 of 123 titles with a criteria of Subject is Music
A documentary feature film about the resurgence of interest in accordion music over the last 30-40 years. Although many continue to see the accordion as the stodgy instrument of a bygone era – and accordion jokes abound – this film sets the record straight.
Roberta Cantow | 2016 | 74 minutes
An aspiring corrido composer faces two life-changing choices: to traffic drugs or unlawfully cross the border into the United States.
Icarus Films | 2005 | 70 minutes
An international musical celebration of the music of J.S. Bach.
Bullfrog Films | 1985 | 49 minutes
The psychedelic rock collective Anonymous Artists of America holds a performance at the University of Chicago.
Kartemquin Films | 1970 | 9 minutes
One night a week, the stage at the Apollo Theater is an amateur's battleground, where performers have competed for stardom since 1934. Today, the legend of Ella Fitzgerald lives on in the hearts of those who pray for their own big break.
MediaStorm | 2008 | 18 minutes
Hipster goes yodel... We follow the philosophy student and yodeler Polkabjørn on his way to the ultimate yodel experiences, and to success.
First Hand Films | 2012 | 58 minutes
Bajarí offers an intimate look at how flamenco’s legacy is kept alive within Barcelona’s tight-knit Gypsy community. Flamenco is passed on within the family in the Gypsy community that bore Carmen Amaya, the greatest flamenco dancer of all time.
Pragda Films | 2013 | 84 minutes
Traces the journey of a lock of Beethoven's hair, culminating in the scientific analysis that reveals Beethoven's medical secret.
Bullfrog Films | 2006 | 84 minutes
Bertsolaritza is an ancestral, completely improvised, form of Basque poetry. Anachronistic? Not at all: the bertsolari, with their spontaneous creation and wordplay, could be an inspiration for rappers and other improv artists.
Pragda Films | 2011 | 52 minutes
Follow Brazil's transition from dictatorship to democracy through three narratives: demands for free elections, Brazilian rock groups, and the Corinthian democracy football movement.
Pragda Films | 2014 | 91 minutes