Once Were Brothers hits all the notes for your typical rock doc: coarse but colorful commentary from older rock stars, archival footage of musicians stepping off small planes or running into cabs to dodge press, a healthy dose of sex and drug references, and of course, an incredible soundtrack. Beyond that, your enjoyment of the film depends on your relationship with The Band.
Imagine rock ‘n roll being illegal.
Rudeboy: The Story of Trojan Records had its U.S. premiere on November 14, 2018, at the DOC NYC Film Festival. Read here for an exclusive interview with the film’s director.
In honor of Trojan Records’ 50th anniversary, Nicholas Davies’ “Rudeboy” tells the little-known story of a seminal British-Jamaican label.
I personally would have called this film ‘We Bought a Farm.’
Being a part of the first audience to view Clay Tweel’s documentary was an honor, to say the least. ‘Out of Omaha’ is the frustratingly real story that follows the ferociously determined Darcell Trotter for eight years.
On Sunday, November 12th, The SVA theatre was home to yet another series of documentaries that were premiered, showcased and followed by a Q&A – for the 8th year of DOC NYC.
Presented by Just Vision – “Naila and The Uprising” was in that lineup of important documentaries and it pulled on every heart string. The film left the audience in awe of the strength and bravery that up until this documentary, was barely if ever, acknowledged.
The Final Year presents behind the scenes glimpses of President Obama’s foreign policy team during their last year in office.