Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Doc‘n Roll Film Festival November 2 - 13

Kicking off this week is the 3rd London edition of The UK’s Music Documentary Festival.

Running from November 2 to 13, the Doc’n Roll Film Festival is presenting an eclectic selection of diverse music documentaries on subjects including Parliament/Funkadelic, The Melvins, Frank Zappa, Sid and Nancy, Bonnie Prince Billy, Bad Brains, Placebo, The Orb, Gregory Porter, satanic black metal, Norwegian disco, Burmese punk, jazz stars Ben Webster, Dexter Gordon and Bill Evans, plus legendary producer Bert Berns (starring Keith Richards, Paul McCartney and Van Morrison).

This year’s London Doc‘n Roll Festival features multiple filmmakers Q&As, world premieres, European premieres, UK premieres and London premieres.

Eight of the films premiered this year have been shortlisted to participate in a competition for the Best Music Doc 2016 prize, judged by a panel consisting of Faye Milton (Savages) Simon Taffe (End Of The Road Festival), Liz Kershaw (BBC 6music), Steve Mason and renowned photographer/filmmaker Dean Chalkley.

Sad Vacation – The Last Days of Sid and Nancy screens this Sunday, November 6, as part of the Doc'N Roll Film Festival. Scroll down to watch a clip with a new firsthand account ‎of the Nancy Spungen murder scene here, taken from the film.

For further information, visit the festival website here.

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