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The Cream Will Rise is a documentary that exposes the turbulent and troubling side of singer/songwriter Sophie B. Hawkins' early years when a confrontation with her mother forces her to come to terms with some of the demons and darker moments of her childhood. This moving portrait combines Hawkins' performance footage with intimate moments of revelation.Stream Full Movie
Songwriter Stephin Merritt is known as "the Cole Porter of his generation" for his memorable melodies, lovelorn lyrics and wry musical stylings. Shot over a period of 10 years, "Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields" explores his friendship with his longtime bandmate and manager Claudia Gonson. Through his recording and songwriting process, the film ...Read allStream Full Movie
The sequel follows cocaine dealer Charles Crosby beginning in 1991 on the inner-city streets of Oakland, California. The story of Griselda Blanco is presented in greater depth.Stream Full Movie
In 2013, Idris Elba produced and released "Idris Elba presents mi Mandela", an album inspired by his time researching and portraying Nelson Mandela in "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom". The musical culture of South Africa was a great influence to him, both present day and historically, and connecting to the music Mr. Mandela would have listened to throughout his life wa...Read allStream Full Movie
Filmmaker Rick McKay directs this oral history about the golden age of live theater in New York City during the 1940s and '50s. The film includes interviews with the actors, singers, dancers, authors, directors and producers of some of Broadway's greatest shows, as well as reminiscences from younger actors inspired by the greats of this era. Over 100 interviews are included, from stars such as Bea Arthur, Angela Lansbury, Charles Nelson Reilly and Elaine Stritch.Stream Full Movie
If, in 1940, you had a lobotomized aunt, an institutionalized father, a racist mother, and were the only gay kid on the block, what do you think the odds would be that you'd end up a Tony winner, a staple of television, and a generational icon? Enter "The Life Of Reilly". The cliché goes that truth is stranger than fiction. In this case, it is also funnier and more he...Read allStream Full Movie
This highly unorthodox documentary follows the crooked path of Benjamin (no last name). He lives in a hidden neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia called "Cabbagetown." Drag-queen, speed-freak, all-around renegade, Benjamin left the straight (in every sense of the word) world behind a long time ago.Stream Full Movie
After director Chris Roe's parents divorce, his father, Richard, decides to celebrate his 50th birthday by taking a lengthy international trip. When Chris convinces his father to let him come along, they set off on a six-month journey to interview fathers and sons all over the globe. Their candid interviews with everyone from New Zealand farmers to musician Julian Lennon reveal the deep bond between a father and son, and Chris and Richard find themselves working on their own relationship.Stream Full Movie