Soul Train Awards 2015: This years’s 2015 Soul Train awards taped in Las Vegas was pure magic from the star studded red carpet to the amazing and unforgettable performances on the stage.
The Wiz Live!: A live production of the 1975 Broadway musical, "The Wiz", which put a modern spin on the classic "Wizard of Oz" tale with a cast of only African-American actors.
Fresh Dressed: Fresh Dressed chronicles the history of Hip-Hop <> Urban fashion and its rise from southern cotton plantations to the gangs of 1970s in the South Bronx, to corporate America, and everywhere in-between. Supported by rich archival materials and in depth interviews with individuals crucial to the evolution of a way of life--and the outsiders who studied and admired them--Fresh Dressed goes to the core of where style was born on the black and brown side of town.
Jaco: 'JACO' tells the story of Jaco Pastorius, a self-taught, larger-than-life musician who changed the course of modern music. Never-before-seen archive unveils the story of Jaco's life, his music, his demise, and the lasting victory of artistic genius. Directed by Stephen Kijak and Paul Marchand and produced by Metallica bassist, and Pastorius fan Robert Trujillo.
Genesis: Together and Apart: Phil Collins, Peter Gabriel, Steve Hackett, Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks reunite to do a documentary spanning most of the career of Genesis and their solo careers.
The Company: An inside look at the world of ballet. With the complete cooperation of the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago, Altman follows the stories of the dancers, whose professional and personal lives grow impossibly close, as they cope with the demands of a life in the ballet. Campbell plays a gifted but conflicted company member on the verge of becoming a principal dancer at a fictional Chicago troupe, with McDowell the company's co-founder and artistic director, considered one of America's most exciting choreographers. Franco plays Campbell's boyfriend and one of the few characters not involved in the world of dance.
Ne touchez pas la hache: In Majorca, in 1823, a French general, Armand de Montriveau, overhears a cloistered nun singing in a chapel; he insists on speaking to her. She is Antoinette, for five years he has searched for her. Flash back to their meeting in Paris, he recently returned from Africa, she married and part of the highest society. She flirts with him, and soon he's captivated. His behavior is possessive, insistent. Then, it is her turn to become obsessed. Letters, balls, scandal, a kidnapping, and an ultimatum bring her to the cloister and him to melancholy. Whose steel proved sharper? Is it tragic or grotesque?
The Amity Affliction: Seems Like Forever: The Amity Affliction release their first documentary, spanning their extraordinary story thus far. An access all areas look at the band's history, including footage from their early days through to last year's epic 'Let The Ocean Take Me' World Tour, 'Seems Like Forever' not only includes TAA's meteoric rise to become one of Australia's most accomplished bands but also features interviews with the team that have supported them over that time including management, their label Roadrunner Records, booking agents and even some high profile Amity fans
Angel: Saxophonist Danny witnesses the murder of his band manager and a deaf-mute girl after a gig. Questioned by the police, he remembers only the orthopedic shoes of the killers' leader. So begins his quest to avenge her. He seeks an answer to the simple question 'Why?' but finds only more, and deeper, questions which resonate with the wider context of 'the Troubles', the inter-communal strife gripping the modern-day Northern Ireland which is the film's setting.
Kansas City: Robert Altman's jazz-scored film explores themes of love, crime, race, and politics in 1930's Kansas City. When Blondie O'Hara's husband, a petty thief, is captured by Seldom Seen and held at the Hey Hey Club, she lauches a desperate plan to release him. She kidnaps the wife of a powerful local politician in an attempt to blackmail him into using his connections to free Johnny. Despite this being election time, he risks exposure by putting the political machine into action to free Johnny and thereby save his wife. Mrs. Stilton, meanwhile, has befriended Blondie and is impressed by her love and devotion to Johnny, especially in contrast to her own loveless marriage.
Orfeu negro: In Rio, Orfeo is a trolley conductor and musician, engaged to Mira. During Carnival week, he sees Eurydice, who's fled her village in fear of a stalker; it's love at first sight. Her cousin Sarafina, with whom she stays in Rio, is a friend of Orfeo and Mira, so the star-crossed lovers meet again. Later, during the revels, wearing Sarafina's costume, Eurydice dances a provocative samba with Orfeo. Not only is Mira enraged when her rival is unmasked, but she is being stalked by Death: Eurydice is in danger, pursued through noisy crowds and a morgue. Can Orfeo conduct her to safety? Don't look back.
Colour It Yellow: The story of six young Indians who assist an English Woman to film a documentary on the extremist freedom fighters from their past, and the events that lead them to relive the long forgotten saga of freedom.
Bang Bang Baby: A small town teenager in the 1960s believes her dreams of becoming a famous singer will come true when her rock star idol gets stranded in town. But a leak in a nearby chemical plant that is believed to be causing mass mutations threatens to turn her dream into a nightmare.
War Dance: Three children living in a displacement camp in northern Uganda compete in their country's national music and dance festival.
Body Rock: Chilly D is a young man in New York who just lives for the thrill of rapping and breakdancing with his gang, the Body Rocks. One night after performing in a club with his friends, Chilly gets an offer to perform at a high-class nightspot with a chance at becoming a star. He grabs the opportunity and soon he's on top of the world. Surrounded by all the trappings of his new-found fame, however, Chilly loses touch with the people and lifestyle that made him what he is. Will he turn his back forever on his past, or remain true to his roots?
Joanna Lumley: Elvis and Me: Joanna Lumley embarks on a very personal journey for an intimate insight into Elvis Presley, the man behind the myth, for this unique one-hour documentary.
Havanna Blues: Two young cuban musicians, Ruy and Tito, share the same dream: to become famous and finally leave Havana. Ruy lives with Caridad and their two children. Although they still love each other, their relationship seems close to an end. Tito is on his own living with his grandmother. While in rehearsals for their first big concert, they learn that Spanish producers Martha and Lorenzo are in Cuba looking for new talents. Facing what might be the chance of a lifetime, they will have to conquer "the Spanish".
Girl in a Band: Tales from the Rock 'n' Roll Front Line: A glittering parade of female musicians stepped up to bear witness in this shaming history of sexism in the music business
PressPausePlay: The digital revolution of the last decade has unleashed creativity and talent of people in an unprecedented way, unleashing unlimited creative opportunities. But does democratized culture mean better art, film, music and literature or is true talent instead flooded and drowned in the vast digital ocean of mass culture? Is it cultural democracy or mediocrity? This is the question addressed by PressPausePlay, a documentary film containing interviews with some of the world's most influential creators of the digital era.
Om Shanti Om: In the 1970s, Om, an aspiring actor, is murdered, but is immediately reincarnated into the present day. He attempts to discover the mystery of his demise and find Shanti, the love of his previous life.
Amy: The story of Amy Winehouse in her own words, featuring unseen archival footage and unheard tracks.
We Are Your Friends: Caught between a forbidden romance and the expectations of his friends, aspiring DJ Cole Carter attempts to find the path in life that leads to fame and fortune.
Tight: Tight follows Bree Olson's all-girl porn star rock band as they attempt to put their wicked pasts behind them and make it big in the music biz.
Stuck Outside of Phoenix: The time is April of 1990, one year before Seattle grunge music scene breaks nationwide, and those with their pop music ears to the ground recognize something big happening in the rainy ...
Straight from the Heart: Nandini has to choose between Sameer, the man who taught her to fall in love; and Vanraj, the man from whom she learnt how to abide and fulfill promises of love.
Rocky Horror Show Live: Come and join Richard O’Brien and some very special guests for a guaranteed party, live in cinemas for one night only. Still the world’s favorite rock n roll musical 40 years on, the sensational Rocky Horror Show is hailed by critics and adored by fans around the world.
Oklahoma!: Cowboy Curly McClain tries to win the heart of a girl in a singing and dancing extravaganza.
Viva Las Nowhere: The life of motel owner is turned upside down by a femme-fatale lounge singer and her abusive manager.
Ministry: Sphinctour: Live performance footage from Ministry SphincTour recorded in 1996.
The Work of Director Stephane Sednaoui: Sednaoui's work has included music video, photojournalism, portrait photography and fashion photography and is now directed towards art and cinematographic projects.
The New Adventures of Heidi: Heidi leaves the mountains of Switzerland for a trip to New York City.
Under the Cherry Moon: Two friends from Miami are in the Mediterranian are enjoying life by scamming money off of rich women.
Global Citizen Festival: N/A
Playing for Change: Playing for Change is a musical journey of discovery that celebrates the freedom and lives of street musicians existing in America today. Focusing on the three cities of Los Angeles, New Orleans & New York, Playing for Change captures an array of musical styles and human moments that would otherwise slip through the cracks of society.
Breaking Through: When Casey, a dancer who is discovered on YouTube, gets thrust into the modern world of internet celebrity and culture, she must find a way to balance her true identity with her online persona, or risk losing everything she cares about.
The Tango Lesson: A conservative Englishwoman gets more than a dance lesson from her Argentinean tango instructor.
Salad Days: "Salad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington, DC (1980-90)" examines the early DIY punk scene in the Nation's Capital.
The One I Wrote for You: A singer/songwriter who gave up his dream is entered into a Reality TV songwriting contest. But after losing the first two rounds, he takes on a win-at-all-costs attitude, even if winning means losing himself.
Infinite Visions of Stratovarius: Hours of exciting footage document more than 10 years of band history! Including the songs "Fright Night", "Out Of The Shadows", "Distant Skies", "Speed Of Light", "We Hold The Key", "Forever Free", "Visions", "4000 Rainy Nights", "Black Diamond", "Forever" "S.O.S.", "Infinity" And "Karjalan Kunnailla". With never seen before "Behind The Scenes". Footage from recording sessions, backstage on tour and much more!
London Road: London Road documents the events of 2006, when the quiet rural town of Ipswich was shattered by the discovery of the bodies of five women. The residents of London Road had struggled for years with frequent soliciting and kerb-crawling on their street. When a local resident was charged and then convicted of the murders, the community grappled with what it meant to be at the epicentre of this tragedy.