Music documentaries

Iron Maiden: Flight 666

Music Presenter Sam Dunn 2009 Unrated

The Iron Maiden: Flight 666 documentary by Sam Dunn and Scot McFadyen chronicles the historic 2008 world tour by English heavy metal band Iron Maiden.   The film follows the band as they fly around the world in a jet piloted by their frontman Bruce Dickinson and presents the footage in ch[...]

David Bowie: Five Years

BiographyMusic Presenter 2013 Unrated

A one hour long 2013 documentary which covers the five most important individual years of David Bowie’s career, using his songs and archived footage to form a timeline of five different periods in his career which were considered his most creative and influential. Much of the footage used[...]

Amy Winehouse: The Girl Done Good

BiographyMusic Presenter Amy Winehouse 2008 Unrated

The Girl Done Good is a feature-length 2008 documentary about the life and career, up to that point, of singer Amy Winehouse. It features contributions from various people around her, including her father Mitch Winehouse, as well as music journalists, friends, and fellow musicians, and uses archive[...]

Lemmy

Lemmy, a 2010 feature-length documentary film by Greg Olliver and Wes Orshoski about the life and career of rock music legend Ian Fraser Kilmister, better known by his stage name Lemmy.   Lemmy (24 December 1945 – 28 December 2015), from Stoke-on-Trent, England founded the rock band[...]

True Life Stories: Kanye West

The 2018 True Life Stories: Kanye West documentary film tells the story of rapper Kanye's journey to incredible success in this music industry.   The journey really became a reality when Kanye released his debut album "The College Dropout" in 2004 when he was 27. This marked[...]

Stop Making Sense

Music Presenter Jonathan Demme 1984 Unrated

Stop Making Sense: a 1984 documentary film following American rock band The Talking Heads in concert.

The Last Days of Michael Jackson

BiographyMusic Presenter 2018
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The Last Days of Michael Jackson, a documentary looking at the life of the iconic pop legend Michael Jackson.   The film takes one back to when Michael first struck international fame in the 5 piece band "The Jackson 5". If he had only appeared in this group Michael would have e[...]

Beyoncé: Life Is But a Dream

Beyoncé: Life Is But a Dream, a biographical documentary about American Singer Beyoncé Knowles, produced and directed by Ed Burke Beyoncé Knowles and Ilan Benatar.   The film covers her entire career up-to 2013 using an immense amount of archive footage and narration[...]

The Last Days of Left Eye

MusicBiography Presenter Lauren Lazin 2007 Unrated

The Last Days of Left Eye, a 2007 biographical documentary by American filmmaker Lauren Lazin about Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes.   Lisa Lopes was one of the singers in the R&B girl-group TLC which was massively popular during the 1990's. Some of their most famous hits include &q[...]

Pearl Jam Twenty

Pearl Jam Twenty: A documentary directed by American filmmaker and author Cameron Crowe marking the 20th anniversary of the American rock band Pearl Jam. As well as capturing the band perform in 2011, the film also looks into the early days of the group to build a picture of how they became one of t[...]

Sigur Rós: Heima

Music Presenter Dean DeBlois 2007 Unrated

"Sigur Rós: Heima", a 2007 documentary by Dean DeBlois which chronicles the legendary 2006 tour of Iceland by rock band Sigur Rós.   Having toured sellout concerts around the world to hundreds of thousands of people, the band decided that they would give something[...]

It Might Get Loud

It Might Get Loud, a 2008 documentary by American filmmaker Davis Guggenheim (producer of Training Day) profiling the recording and playing styles of several prominent rock musicians.   The film predominantly features rock guitarists, Jack White (The White Stripes), Jimmy Page (Led Zeppli[...]

Dave Chappelle's Block Party

ArtMusic Presenter Dave Chappelle 2004 Unrated

Dave Chappelle's Block Party, a 2005 art and music documentary hosted by American comedian Dave Chappelle.   The plot of this documentary revolves around a massive block party that Chappelle organised in Brooklyn, New York in the summer of 2004 featuring a number of popular hip-hop an[...]

Bob Dylan: Don't Look Back

Bob Dylan: Don't Look Back, a historic 1967 biographical music documentary by D.A. Pennebaker which covers Bob Dylans famous 1965 tour of the United Kingdom.   Dylan is a man who does not need any introduction for he is easily one of the most recognisable musicians of all time and rev[...]