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Showing 1 - 10 of 10 titles with a criteria of Subject is Musicians


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

The story behind, and location of, Rodrigo's most famous work.

Bullfrog Films | 1994 | 28 minutes

Yang is a 30-year-old itinerant singer with a complicated love life, busking in big cities with fellow musicians and sharing wisdom on how to evade the authorities - for a while.

dGenerate Films | 2005 | 93 minutes

Alan Lomax (1915-2002) traveled the world with his recording equipment, hunting for folk songs.

Icarus Films | 2005 | 95 minutes

Four dynamic Malian musicians use their music to stand up to religious extremism.

Icarus Films | 2016 | 93 minutes

In 2007, musician Kathryn Calder (of The New Pornographers) receives devastating news: her mother, Lynn, has two to three years left to live. She has ALS. A Matter of Time is a heart-breaking yet hopeful film that examines the power of love and music, and the inspiration, salvation, and possibility that occurs when these two forces intersect with the most challenging moment in a young musician’s life.

First Run Features | 2016 | 85 minutes

An off-beat anniversary tribute to Mozart through some Mozart-loving eccentrics.

Bullfrog Films | 2006 | 54 minutes

A touching portrait combining animated sequences and archival footage of virtuoso pianist Oscar Peterson.

National Film Board of Canada | 2016 | 12 minutes

Documentary profile of musicians who play on the sidewalks of Paris and in the Metro.

Icarus Films | 1999 | 108 minutes

African hip hop pioneer Didier Awadi's quest to craft an album that pays tribute to the great black revolutionary leaders who struggled for an independent, united Africa.

National Film Board of Canada | 2011 | 48 minutes