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★★★★ “I have to tell the whole truth. I can tell the story of angels, but that wouldn't be the true story. My story is a mix of the devil and angels with a bit of meanness. You have to have a bit of everything to progress in life.” ★★★★ (Astor…
Total running time
90 mins
Seldom has the genius of one man so influenced the musical conscience of his age. Leonard Bernstein triumphed as composer, conductor, writer and teacher. The spontaneous joy of his Broadway hits, the bold, spiritual quest of his orchestral works, his…
Total running time
70 mins
Cole Porter is one of the most famous American artists of the past century. Surprisingly, this new film is the first in-depth documentary that gives a unique insight into his life and work. Porter expert Wilfried van den Brande travels in Porter’s…
Total running time
60 mins
Discover Larry Weinstein’s award-winning film “Shostakovich Against Stalin – The War Symphonies”. Described by Shostakovich as his “tombstones for the victims of Stalin”, Symphonies 4 to 9 represented the composer’s weapons against tyranny and remain…
Total running time
76 mins
In a little street in Brussels, two identical buildings stand together. In one of these buildings lives the famous concert pianist Martha Argerich. Next door we find the Tiempo – Lechner family, renowned by their lineage of piano prodigies. The…
Total running time
80 mins
Tango Pasión is a passionate documentary about the famous Tango Argentino - in Berlin, the largest outside of Argentina and the area on the Rio de la Plata. The film shows artists and dancers who have had huge influence on the ‚Tango Pasión‘ over the…
Total running time
83 mins
A film by Helmut Failoni and Francesco Merini. The prestigious Mozart Orchestra, the last great musical adventure of Maestro Claudio Abbado, narrated following the public and private life of a group of its musicians during the 2013 tour of concerts…
Total running time
70 mins
Samba is more than dance and lascivious hip movements. Samba is also word, language, text, lyrics or simply said a certain way of life. The composer and singer Martinho da Vila is guiding us through today’s world of Samba and we meet with his Samba…
Total running time
82 mins
In 2005, Iranian composer Nader Mashayekhi was asked to lead the Tehran Symphony Orchestra. He knew the weak position of Western classical and contemporary music in Iran would make this a difficult task. But he took on the challenge, and after having…
Total running time
85 mins
This unique documentary explores what happens when the artist Gottfried Helnwein takes on the role of Production Designer for the never-before-seen opera The Dreaming Child written by Israel’s most famous playwright, Hanoch Levin. Helnwein became…
Total running time
72 mins