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1.
The Last Waltz (1978 Documentary)
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A film account and presentation of the final concert of The Band. (117 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
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American Masters (1985 TV Series)
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A chronicle of Bob Dylan's strange evolution between 1961 and 1966 from folk singer to protest singer to "voice of a generation" to rock star. (90 mins.)
 
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George Harrison: Living in the Material World (2011 Documentary)
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Filmmaker Martin Scorsese examines the life of musician George Harrison, weaving together interviews, concert footage, home movies and photographs. (208 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
4.
Woodstock (1970 Documentary)
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The film chronicle of the legendary 1969 music festival. (184 mins.)
 
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Jimi Hendrix (1973 Documentary)
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This documentary was made three years after Jimi Hendrix's untimely death. At the time it was an example of how a visual biography should be done... (98 mins.)
Director: Joe Boyd, John Head
 
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Pina (2011 Documentary)
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A tribute to the late German choreographer, Pina Bausch, as her dancers perform her most famous creations. (103 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
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Patti Smith: Dream of Life (2008 Documentary)
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An intimate portrait of poet, painter, musician and singer Patti Smith that mirrors the essence of the artist herself. (109 mins.)
Director: Steven Sebring
 
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Buena Vista Social Club (1999 Documentary)
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Aging Cuban musicians whose talents had been virtually forgotten following Castro's takeover of Cuba, are brought out of retirement by Ry Cooder, who travelled to Havana in order to bring the musicians together, resulting in triumphant performances of extraordinary music, and resurrecting the musicians' careers. (105 mins.)
Director: Wim Wenders
 
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Dont Look Back (1967 Documentary)
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Documentary covering Bob Dylan's 1965 tour of England, which includes appearances by Joan Baez and Donovan. (96 mins.)
Director: D.A. Pennebaker
 
10.
La danse (2009 Documentary)
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The film follows the production of seven ballets by the Paris Opera Ballet. (159 mins.)
 
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The Doors: When You're Strange (2009 Documentary)
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A look at the late '60s and early '70s rock band The Doors, including rare exclusive footage. (86 mins.)
Director: Tom DiCillo
 
12.
Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten (2007 Documentary)
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As the front man of the Clash from 1977 onwards, Joe Strummer changed people's lives forever. Four years after his death... (124 mins.)
Director: Julien Temple
 
13.
U2: Rattle and Hum (1988 Documentary)
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A documentary of Irish rock group U2's Fall 1987 tour of North America. (99 mins.)
Director: Phil Joanou
 
14.
The Concert for Bangladesh (1972 Documentary)
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The first benefit rock concert when major musicians performed to raise humanitarian relief funds for the refugees of Bangladesh of 1971 war. (103 mins.)
Director: Saul Swimmer
 
15.
Neil Young: Heart of Gold (2006 Documentary)
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A film shot over during a two-night performance by Neil Young at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. (103 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
 
16.
Under African Skies (2012 Documentary)
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Paul Simon returns to South Africa to explore the journey of his Graceland album, including the political backlash he received for allegedly breaking the UN cultural boycott of South Africa designed to end the Apartheid regime. (108 mins.)
Director: Joe Berlinger
 
17.
Elvis: That's the Way It Is (1970 Documentary)
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Concert footage and backstage documentary of singer Elvis Presley. (97 mins.)
Director: Denis Sanders
 
18.
The Song Remains the Same (1976 Documentary)
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A documentary of a Led Zeppelin tour mixed with live concert footage, a unique fantasy, and interviews with those involved with the band. (137 mins.)
 
19.
Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man (2005 Documentary)
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A documentary on the legendary singer-songwriter, with performances by those musicians he has influenced. (105 mins.)
Director: Lian Lunson
 
20.
Shine a Light (2008 Documentary)
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A career-spanning documentary on the Rolling Stones, with concert footage from their "A Bigger Bang" tour. (122 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
21.
Cornelis (1998 Documentary)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Tom Alandh
 
22.
Queen Rock Montreal & Live Aid (2007 Video)
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The movie contains two concerts of the British rock band Queen. The first concert is their show at Montreal in November 1981. The second concert is their live performance at Live Aid in 1985. (138 mins.)
Director: Saul Swimmer
 
23.
Norah Jones: Live in New Orleans (2003 Documentary)
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Norah Jones and the Handsome Band live in concert at the House of Blues in New Orleans 2002. (56 mins.)
Director: Jim Gabour