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For the first time in Africa, an African organisation, Roll Back Malaria, and Africa’s biggest music star, Youssou N'Dour, organised this spring in Senegal a weekend music festival - AFRICA LIVE 2005 - featuring the top African bands in order to…
Length
104 mins
Prog. No.
7301
The man who “made” Brazilian music - Meet Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso, Marisa Monte, Chico Buarque, Jorge Ben Jor and of course the man himself: André Midani! Based on his autobiography „MUSIC, IDOLS AND POWER - VINYL TO DOWNLOAD“ this unique…
Length
120 mins
Prog. No.
5873
A documentary with extraordinary and previously unpublished material about the “world‘s foremost composer of tango music” – Astor Piazzolla. The Argentine bandoneon player and composer Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992) revolutionized the tango. His tango…
Length
94 mins
Prog. No.
7884
1970 was the 200th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth and, to mark the occasion, Daniel Barenboim and Christopher Nupen collaborated on a thirteen-part series about the man and his music. Close friends at the time, Barenboim as artist and…
Length
300 mins
Prog. No.
3700-3711
The mother through the daughter’s eyes - A family portrait blending intimate conversations, agreements and disagreements, and shred ties of sounds and blood. An intimate portrait of two musical giants. This documentary by Martha Argerich’s daughter…
Length
95 mins
Prog. No.
7390
Art Blakey, Dexter Gordon, Ron Carter, Herbie Hancock, Thelonious Monk... these names are synonymous with the great Jazz Age. But how many people know Alfred Lion and Frank Wolff, to whom we owe the recorded memory of our Jazz legends? Two German…
Length
120 mins
Prog. No.
0567
Country music does not enjoy a good reputation - at least not in Europe. Country is barely within the boundaries of good taste. Country ‒ that’s botoxed women and flabby men with guitars. Just one look at the American Country Music Awards (ACM) and…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
6071
In this colourful documentary, East meets West at the Morgenland Festival Osnabrück 2009. Musicians from the Middle East encounter the Western tradition of music and showcase their own beautiful musical traditions, in a programme that interweaves…
Length
110 mins
Prog. No.
5868
El Sistema is a network of children’s and youth orchestras, music centres and workshops in Venezuela, in which more than 250,000 children and young people are currently learning to play an instrument. It was set up over thirty years ago by José…
Length
100 mins
Prog. No.
5695
HEREAFTER is a retrospective of the life and work of Gould, seen from today’s point of view. Based a synthesis of all the documents existing on Gould, whether of a musical or of a literary and intellectual nature, this film strives to deal with the…
Length
106 mins
Prog. No.
7331