The UK´s Music Documentary Festival returns for its 3rd London edition from November 2nd to 13th, 2016. Doc’n Roll Film Festival will present an amazing selection of diverse music documentaries on subjects including Parliament/Funkadelic, The Melvins, Frank Zappa, Sid and Nancy
Doc’n Roll Festival
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Doc’n Roll Festival
WHERE: London, UK
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Doc'n Roll is a female-led film agency that platforms and champions marginal voices in the music industry; we are passionate about independent film and music of all genres. Our mission is to celebrate music subcultures by providing a unique platform to support creative, compelling and unforgettable documentaries that celebrate the performers, labels, scenes and stories.
Doc'n Roll began life in 2013, when we launched the UK's Music Documentary Film Festival, convinced it was time to show some love to under-the-radar indie music documentaries that were all too often ignored by risk-averse film programmers.
MAVIS!, Morphine: Journey of Dreams Among 7 Films on Shortlist for Best Documentary Award at 2015 Doc’n Roll Festival
Seven music documentary films have made the shortlist for the Best Documentary Award of the 2015 Doc’n Roll Festival. The winner will receive a cash prize and an official certificate of award. The films competing for the Best Documentary title from this year’s festival program are: Mavis!, a soulful portrait of gospel singer and civil rights icon Mavis Staples; story of a 90s American alt-rock group Morphine: Journey of Dreams; exploration of musician, composer, writer, collector and Pink […]
Doc’n Roll Film Festival will screen the French documentary Daft Punk: Unchained, directed by Hervé Martin Delpierre, and the first film to be made about the pop culture phenomenon. The often elusive duo have sold 12 million albums worldwide and won awards around the globe without ever compromising their vision or sound. Between fiction and reality, magic and secrets, future and reinvention, theatricality and humility, The Robots have built a unique world. The documentary shows Thomas […]
Doc’n Roll Film Festival which runs from September 25 until October4, at Picturehouse Central in London, will screen a special advanced preview of the crowd-funded new music documentary Sleaford Mods – Invisible Britain, a film shot on Sleaford Mods’ 2015 UK tour about the band, the fans and the state of modern Britain. Directed by Nathan Hannawin and Paul Sng, Sleaford Mods – Invisible Britain follows Sleaford Mods on their recent tour of the UK and visits […]
Doc’n Roll Film Festival, the UK’s music documentary festival, returns to London for its second edition from September 25 to October 4, 2015. The 2015 Doc’n Roll Film Festival will open with the UK premiere of Morphine: Journey of Dreams, the story of the unique and genre-blurring trio Morphine told through rare performance footage and tour journals, plus a Q&A with the film’s director Mark Shuman. Ten days later the festival will come to a close […]
London’s Doc’n Roll Film Festival Announces Full Film Lineup of Music Documentaries Featuring Kanye West, Jimmy Page, Debbie Harry
Doc’n Roll, London’s first and only festival dedicated exclusively to music documentaries, announced its full line up of 12 films, many followed by Q&As, taking place at Hackney Picturehouse. In addition to live sets from Ming City Rockers and The ‘45s as well as DJ sets from Primal Scream’s Simone Marie Butler and photographer and filmmaker Dean Chalkley, the line-up also features an exclusive Julien Temple retrospective on Saturday 27th September, screening Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten, LONDON: The Modern Babylon and, following the screening of Oil City Confidential, an on-stage conversation with Julien Temple and Zoe Howe, author and Dr Feelgood expert. Temple will also show a sneak preview, via an exclusive clip, of his upcoming documentary about Wilko Johnson.
The first ever Doc’n Roll Festival featuring international music documentaries and a rare retrospective of one of the greatest music doc filmmakers will take place September 25 to 28 at Hackney Picturehouse in London, England. With more than a dozen documentaries showing over four days, the line-up will include premieres, Q&As and special live events.
For the inaugural 4-day festival, the retrospective strand will focus on the work of British director Julien Temple, with docs including Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten and LONDON The Modern Babylon plus a Q&A session with Temple following a screening of Oil City Confidential which will include an exclusive opportunity to see a teaser from his upcoming doc about Wilko Johnson.