Performing Arts - 6

Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii

Elvis - Aloha from Hawaii

Elvis Presley was a man who knew how to rise to a challenge, and, in 1973, his manager, Col. Tom Parker, came up with one of the biggest stunts of their career - staging a live concert in Hawaii that would be beamed by satellite for TV broadcast in 40 countries to a global audience of 1.5...

7.50

DIG!

DIG!

Ondi Timoner's wildly entertaining documentary tells a familiar rock n' roll tale, one filled with crazy nights, substance abuse, out-of-control parties, temper tantrums, art-versus-commerce debates, musical differences, onstage fights, and smashed sitars. What makes DIG! so electrifying is that you see it all...

7.57

The Rolling Stones: Gimme Shelter

The Rolling Stones: Gimme Shelter

The rock movie's very own Zapruder film, Gimme Shelter stands today as a landmark portrait of a band and a generation that changed the stakes between the two camps forever. What starts as an electrifying document of the Rolling Stones' performances on their fiery 1969 American tour switches to...

8.00

American Hardcore

American Hardcore

The history of hardcore punk--the tougher, faster, and more politically minded stepchild of the '70s punk movement that arose in the '80s--is examined in exuberant detail in Paul Rachman's documentary American Hardcore. Rachman's cameras careen across the landscape of the U.S. to trace the...

8.33

Air Guitar Nation

Air Guitar Nation

In this documentary from filmmaker Alexandra Lipsitz, the cameras roll to capture the fierce competitive spirit that defined the first annual U.S. Air Guitar Championship. Staged in Finland and featuring some of the fastest-fingered shredders on the planet, the U.S. Air Guitar Championship...

6.00

Rize

Rize

Noted photographer David LaChapelle makes his feature directorial debut with this documentary on a new facet of street culture in South Central Los Angeles. In 1992, after long-simmering racial tensions in Los Angeles erupted in riots following the verdicts in the Rodney King...

8.00

Spellbound

Spellbound

Eight youngsters vie for one of the most hotly contested academic awards in the United States in this documentary. Every spring, the Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee attracts students from all over the United States, and filmmaker Jeff Blitz follows eight promising entrants as they journey...

7.14

Making: The Shining

Making The Shining

This documentary is followed around Jack Nicholson as he prepared for the 'Here's Johnny!' scene and interviewed the actors about there relationship with Stanley Kubrick, the scripts and scene. The Shining is a 1980 horror film directed by Stanley Kubrick, based on Stephen King's novel of the...

8.44

The Punk Rock Movie

The Punk Rock Movie

The Punk Rock Movie was assembled from Super 8 camera footage shot by Don Letts, the disc jockey at The Roxy club during the early days of the UK punk rock movement, between 1977 and 1979. The film captures the energy and vibrancy...

5.25

Cream's Farewell Concert

Cream's Farewell Concert

On guitar: Eric Clapton. Lead singer and bass guitarist: Jack Bruce. On drums: Ginger Baker. Their motto: Forget the message, forget the lyrics, and just play. Their name: Cream. For two glorious years, Cream's high-volume blues, jamming and extended solos blazed a path into rock history. But...

8.44