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The Cream Will Rise (1998), Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones (1990), Genghis Blues (1999), The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town (2010), Buena Vista Social Club (1999), Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields (2010), Two Trains Runnin' (2016) ... Let's take a look at the following list...

The Cream Will Rise (1998)

The Cream Will Rise (1998)

7.3/10 Documentary, Drama

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.

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Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones (1990)

Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones (1990)

6.0/10 Documentary

A unique look at the legendary musician, arranger, composer and producer offers a collage of memories, sounds and intimate interviews with musical greats in a rousing showcase.

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Genghis Blues (1999)

Genghis Blues (1999)

7.9/10 Documentary

San Francisco bluesman and composer, Paul Peña makes a musical pilgrimage to the land of Tuva.

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The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town (2010)

The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town (2010)

7.8/10 Documentary

Takes us into the studio with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band for the recording of their fourth album.

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Buena Vista Social Club (1999)

Buena Vista Social Club (1999)

7.7/10 Documentary, Music

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.

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Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields (2010)

Strange Powers: Stephin Merritt and the Magnetic Fields (2010)

7.2/10 Documentary

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 all

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Two Trains Runnin' (2016)

Two Trains Runnin' (2016)

10.0/10 Documentary

In June of 1964, two groups of young men travel to Mississippi. Though neither group was aware of the other, each had come on the same errand: to find an old blues singer and coax him out of retirement.

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Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan (2016)

Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan (2016)

10.0/10 Documentary, Music

Wendy Whelan joined the New York City Ballet in 1984 and became its principal dancer in 1991. Whelan is followed as she confronts the limitations that time has placed on her body and learns to adapt to a new role in the dance community.

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The Lovely Month of May (1963)

The Lovely Month of May (1963)

9.4/10 Documentary

Actors Yves Montand and Simone Signoret narrate an introduction to springtime in Paris, as described by its citizens.

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Active Measures (2018)

Active Measures (2018)

7.9/10 Documentary

Russian president Vladimir Putin attacks the 2016 American presidential election in collaboration with the Trump campaign.

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Time Indefinite (1993)

Time Indefinite (1993)

7.7/10 Documentary

Forty year old documentary filmmaker Ross McElwee has a penchant for filming everything around him. Following the announcement of his impending marriage to his film-making partner Marilyn Levine - marriage something that he and his family never thought would happen for him - McElwee turns on the camera to film life as it happens in respect to this new phase in his lif...Read all

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Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey (1994)

Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey (1994)

7.4/10 Documentary

A documentary about the inventor of the first electronic synthesiser instrument and his subsequent life after he was abducted by the KGB as well as a history of his instrument.

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The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)

The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)

7.3/10 Crime, Drama, Thriller

A lawyer defending a wealthy man begins to believe his client is guilty of more than just one crime.

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Meeting Gorbachev (2018)

Meeting Gorbachev (2018)

7.2/10 Documentary

The life of Mikhail Gorbachev, the eighth and final President of the Soviet Union in chronological order.

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First Reformed (2017)

First Reformed (2017)

7.1/10 Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A minister of a small congregation in upstate New York grapples with mounting despair brought on by tragedy, worldly concerns and a tormented past.

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Atomic: Living in Dread and Promise (2015)

Atomic: Living in Dread and Promise (2015)

7.0/10 Documentary

Experimental documentary that looks at the Hiroshima nuclear bomb and its legacy.

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The Club (2014)

The Club (2014)

6.1/10 Documentary, Comedy, Romance

Three women bound by the shared experience of having lost their mothers during adolescence yet whose paths never cross.

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Billie (2020)

Billie (2020)

9.7/10 Documentary, Music

In 1971, journalist Linda Lipnack Kuehl set out to write the definitive biography of Billie Holiday. Over 8 years, she tracked down and tape-recorded over 200 hours of interviews with the characters that populated the iconic singer's short life.

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Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. (2018)

Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. (2018)

8.9/10 Documentary, Music

Drawn from a never before seen cache of personal footage spanning decades, Stephen Loveridge creates an intimate portrait of the Sri Lankan artist and musician known as M.I.A.

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Queen to Play (2009)

Queen to Play (2009)

7.1/10 Drama

A chambermaid (Sandrine Bonnaire) begs a reclusive employer (Kevin Kline) to teach her chess, then discovers that she has a real talent for the game.

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Off and Running (2009)

Off and Running (2009)

8.8/10 Documentary

Avery Klein-Cloud, a teenage African-American girl, lives in Brooklyn with her Caucasian Jewish lesbian mothers and two brothers who are also of other races. When Avery decides to contact her birth mother, this triggers a major identity crisis.

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