The origin story behind one of Broadway's most beloved musicals, Fiddler on The Roof, and its creative roots in early 1960s New York, when "tradition" was on the wane as gender roles, sexuality, race relations and religion were evolving.
In 1939, Alfred Lion and Francis Wolff founded the legendary jazz label Blue Note Records in New York. This is the story of two friends, united by a passionate love for jazz, and their belief in equality and freedom for every person.
An impoverished preacher who brings hope to the Miami projects is offered cash to save his family from eviction. He has no idea his sponsor works for the FBI who plan to turn him into a criminal by fueling his madcap revolutionary dreams.
The Australian Dream is a theatrical feature documentary that uses the remarkable and inspirational story of AFL legend Adam Goodes as the prism through which to tell a deeper and more powerful story about race, identity and belonging.
SUZI Q is the definitive, unexpurgated story of American rock singer-songwriter -bass player- author- actor Suzi Quatro, who helped redefine the role of women in rock 'n' roll when she broke out into the mainstream 1973; has sold more than 50 million records worldwide; is still on the road and recording 55 years after she first started playing professionally. The film includes testimony from a host of rock luminaries, including Alice Cooper, Joan Jett, Deborah Harry, Cherie Currie, KT Tunstall, Tina Weymouth and Suzi's musical family; and follows Quatro as she returns to her hometown, Detroit.
The best rock documentaries are surely those that show us a whole new side to a famous musician, capturing them at their most exposed and vulnerable. Alas this facile celebration of Detroit's queen of rock, Suzi Quatro, never manages anything like that. While the numerous talking heads (from Joan Jett to Tim Rice) do a fine job of imparting Quatro's influence and legacy, the unfortunate truth is that her life story just isn't very interesting ("I wasn't a sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll girl, never did any of that") and Liam Firmager's film leaves its most intriguing avenue - unresolved family issues - hanging.
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