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Accordions Rising

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

The Art of Yodeling

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

Being BeBe: The BeBe Zahara Benet Documentary

Celebrating queer black excellence - the story of legendary Cameroonian drag performer Marshall Ngwa (aka BeBe Zahara Benet), before & after becoming RuPaul's drag race’s very first champion

GOOD DOCS | 2021 | 93 minutes

Blessed Unrest

The story of Michael Dodds as he reclaims his life's purpose and produces a symphony.

GOOD DOCS | 2022 | 63 minutes

The Bowmakers

THE BOWMAKERS is a new, feature-length documentary that explores the world of the bow and the extraordinary masters who make them.

Collective Eye Films | 2019 | 106 minutes

A Family Quartet

Meet 16 year old Dutch violin talent Noa Wildschut and her family during the three years leading up to her debut album and international breakthrough. When Noa's talent reaches a new high, this affects the family as a whole.

Deckert Distribution | 2018 | 73 minutes

Finding Her Beat

A master of Japanese drumming and a Korean adoptee from Minnesota boldly convene an all-female troupe to perform Taiko, the Japanese drumming art that has been off-limits to women for centuries

GOOD DOCS | 2022 | 88 minutes

Fonko - Episode 1: South Africa + Nigeria

The great music revolutions of our times have come from Africa, and the next one is brewing there right now.

First Hand Films | 2014 | 52 minutes

Fonko - Episode 2: Francophone West Africa

Francophone West Africa is bound together by the French language and a common currency, but also by traditions and languages from the vast empires that dominated the region long before colonialism.

First Hand Films | 2014 | 52 minutes

Fonko - Episode 3: Angola + Ghana

Ghana and Angola are two of the fastest growing economies in the world, as well as two countries in midst of a musical revolution.

First Hand Films | 2014 | 52 minutes