Documentaries about John Lennon, Carlos Santana and Blood, Sweat and Tears all have a chance for an Oscar nomination this year. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences just announced the films eligible for a nomination in the Documentary Feature Film category, and several music docs made the cut. Films... Read More.
Documentaries about Devo and Brian Eno are set to premiere at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival. First announced in March, Devo, directed by Chris Smith, uses archival footage and interviews with the band's members to delve into their 50-year career, which reached its peak in 1980 thanks to their hit “Whip It.”Eno, directed... Read More.
This year's Tribeca Film Festival will feature documentaries about Alicia Keys, Tierra Whack and the late Biz Markie.According to the festival website, All Up in the Biz, directed by Sacha Jenkins, highlights the mark Biz Markie made on hip-hop via a combination of rare clips, reenactments, playful animation and... Read More.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences just announced the short lists in several categories for the upcoming 95th Academy Awards and documentaries about two iconic musicians are in the running. The David Bowie doc Moonage Daydream, as well as the Leonard Cohen documentary Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, a Journey, a Song are among... Read More.
Organizers of New York City's Tribeca Festival have announced the film event's 2022 lineup, which includes a number of noteworthy music-related documentaries. Among the music docs that will get their world premiere at the festival are Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan &... Read More.