Hot Docs Picks: Music

Posted 11 years ago by myetvmedia


Muscle Shoals

D: Greg “Freddy” Camalier, 111 min

Mick Jagger, Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, Gregg Allman, Bono and more share how the tiny backwater town of Muscle Shoals, Alabama, made them stars in one of the greatest untold American music stories.

Tue, Apr 30, 9:15 PM, Bloor

Fri, May 3, 6:15 PM, Bloor,

Sat, May 4, 9:00 PM, Bader


Finding The Funk

D: Nelson George, 78 min

Narrated by Questlove of the Roots, Finding the Funk is a journey through the past, present and future of funk music, hearing from its legends such as Sly Stone, George Clinton, Bootsy Collins and Maceo Parker.

Tue, Apr 30, 7:00 PM, Royal

Thu, May 2, 4:30 PM, Bader

Sat, May 4, 1:30 PM, Bloor


Choir Boys

D: Magnus Isacsson, 76 min

Charming, eccentric, and totally engaging, this 1999 film follows a young choirmaster and his motley crew of twenty homeless men for 18 months in Montreal, capturing their surprising success, behind the scenes conflicts and an outright mutiny over rules.

Sun, Apr 28, 6:30 PM, Innis


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