THE BALLAD OF FRED HERSCH
Directors: Charlotte Lagarde & Carrie Lozano
Acclaimed pianist Fred Hersch transforms his darkest hours into an innovative multimedia jazz theatre experience.
BANG! THE BERT BERNS STORY
Directors: Brett Berns & Bob Sarles
Prolific songwriter and producer Bert Berns was behind such classics as “Piece of My Heart” and “Twist and Shout,” while also launching the careers of Van Morrison and Neil Diamond.
L7: PRETEND WE’RE DEAD
Director: Sarah Price
Grab your backstage pass and take a visceral immersion into the 1990s with one of its seminal grunge punk bands, L7.
Director: Susanne Regina Meures
An unexpected invitation offers a taste of freedom to Iranian underground DJs risking imprisonment for pursuing their passion.
SERENADE FOR HAITI
Director: Owsley Brown
This portrait of a classical music school in Haiti is a poignant testament to resilience, hope and the power of music.
THE TERRY KATH EXPERIENCE
Director: Michelle Kath Sinclair
A trip into the mind of the most underrated guitarists in rock history, original Chicago band member Terry Kath.
WE WROTE THIS YESTERDAY (pictured above)
Director: Sam Wrench
While on tour through South Africa, the Grammy Award-winning Mumford & Sons attempt to write and record a mini-album in just two days.
THE WONDERFUL KINGDOM OF PAPA ALAEV
Directors: Tal Barda & Noam Pinchas
As the controlling patriarch of a family folk rock group ages, the future of the family business is in jeopardy.
Why You Should Attend:
Owing the popularity of the music doc subgenre, this is one of DOC NYC’s perennial strands, exploring a range of artists and musical styles, from early rock and roll to ’90s grunge, modern jazz piano to world folk rock – with special guests in attendance including L7 and others!
For full descriptions, a list of expected special guests, and to purchase tickets, click on the individual titles above, and follow links for ticketing, where still available. Or consider purchasing one of DOC NYC’s Pass options for access to a variety of programming.