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Tchaikovsky

Tchaikovsky

Director: Igor Talankin
Year: 1971

Unlike the Hollywood biographies of the great composer's life, director Igor Talankin avoids the sentimentality and cliche creating a distinctive clarity and freshness of perspective. Emphasis is placed upon two of Tchaikovsky's important relationships and their impact upon his professional and emotional life. See and hear Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Eugin Onigin and more.

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A Celebration of Peace through Music DVD

A Celebration of Peace through Music DVD

Director: Janos Darvas
Year: 2015

A Celebration of Peace Through Music is a concert celebration of music and spirit, open to people of all faiths. Conducted by Sir Gilbert Levine, the concert honors the canonizations of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII, in the spirit of Pope Francis. As seen on Public Television.

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Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris

Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris

Director: Denis Heroux
Year: 1975

Kino's presentation of AFT's Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris is proof of this celebrated modern troubadour's timeless relevance and enduring passion.

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A Not So Silent Night

A Not So Silent Night

Director: Gerard Schmidt
Year: 2009

The McGarrigle Sisters' annual Carnegie Hall Christmas performance, captured live at the Knitting Factory stage, features the last filmed performance by Kate and Anne McGarrigle (together), since Kate's passing on January 18, 2010. This unique concert also brings special appearances by Rufus and Martha Wainwright, Grammy award-winner Emmylou Harris, Velvet Underground frontman Lou Reed, and famed performance artist Laurie Anderson.

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Fela Kuti:

Fela Kuti: "Music is the Weapon"

Director: Jean Jacques Flori, Stephen Tchal-Gadjieff
Year: 1982

Shot in Lagos at the peak of his career in 1982, this documentary contains interviews with Fela detailing his thoughts on politics, Pan-Africanism, music and religion. For all who wish to know more about an artist at the heart of African musical history, FELA KUTI: MUSIC IS THE WEAPON is an essential film.

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As I Open My Eyes

As I Open My Eyes

Director: Leyla Bouzid
Year: 2015

As I Open My Eyes gives us a look at Tunisian youth on the eve of the Jasmine Revolution as they are pulled in all directions by conflicting forces: disenchantment, fear, creativity, rebellion against dictatorship, rejection of conservatism, and the courage to pursue their desires.

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The Socalled Movie

The Socalled Movie

Director: Garry Beitel
Year: 2010

A kaleidoscopic portrait of Josh Dolgin of 18 short films which display his electrifying craft and sense of history. Combining Yiddish songs with funk, rap and everything in between, his tunes are densely layered tapestries of dizzying complexity. He collaborates with legendary trombonist Fred Wesley (a key member of James Brown's bands), klezmer hero David Krakauer, and re-discovers pianist Irving Fields.

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The Roe's Room

The Roe's Room

Director: Lech Majewski
Year: 1994

In this "absolutely singular autobiographical film opera" (Time Out), Majewski presents a stunning, intimate, and ultimately magical work. Accompanied by the Polish National Symphony Orchestra and the Silesian Opera Chorus, Majewski creates a soaring, theatrical Eden in which life goes on, love blooms, and nature has the final say.

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Zou Zou

Zou Zou

Director: Marc Allegret
Year: 1934

Co-starring with Jean Gabin, Baker plays a talented Cinderella who takes the place of the lead on opening night of a musical review. With five great musical numbers including "Haiti".

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Kiki & Herb: Live at the Knitting Factory

Kiki & Herb: Live at the Knitting Factory

Director: Gerard Schmidt
Year: 2007

Justin Bond and Kenny Mellman are Kiki & Herb, worldwide smash punk rebel entertainers, cabaret outsiders, and subversive pop stars who rock all over the world. Join the Tony-nominated duo for their first-ever live DVD from the Knitting Factory in NYC.

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