London Film Festival 2013

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The Punk Singer The Punk Singer
The Punk Singer and We Are The Best!
20 Feet From Stardom (Twenty Feet From Stardom) (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Morgan Neville; Stars: Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer, Carole Childs, Mick Jagger, Claudia Linnear, Mable John, Bruce Springsteen, Bette Midler, Judith Hill)
Backing singers tell their stories.
Becoming Traviata (Country: France; Year: 2012; Director: Philippe Béziat)
A behind the scenes documentary about the staing of La Traviata at the Aix-en-Provence Festival.
Broadway Idiot (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Doug Hamilton; Stars: Billie Joe Armstrong, Michael Mayer, John Gallagher Jr., Michael Esper, Mary Faber, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Christina Sajous, Stark Sands, Tony Vincent, Tom Kitt, Steven Hoggett, Christine Jones)
Behind the scenes of the surprise hit musical based on Green Day’s American Idiot album.
Electro Shaabi (Electro Chaabi) (Country: Egypt, France; Year: 2013; Director: Hind Meddeb; Writer: Hind Meddeb)
A peek into the underground world of a music craze that has taken Egypt’s youth by storm.
Good Ol' Freda (Country: US, UK; Year: 2013; Director: Ryan White; Writer: Jessica Lawson, Ryan White; Stars: George Harrison, Freda Kelly, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr)
Freda Kelly recalls her career as lifelong secretary for The Beatles.
20 Feet From Stardom 20 Feet From Stardom
20 Feet From Stardom and Good Ol' Freda
How We Used To Live (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: Paul Kelly)
Impressionistic portrait of a vanishing London.
Marvin Hamlisch: The Way He Was (Country: US, UK; Year: 2013; Director: Dori Berinstein; Writer: Dori Berinstein; Stars: Ann-Margret, Liza Minnelli, Idina Menzel, Lucie Arnaz, Robert Klein, Marvin Hamlisch, Melissa Manchester, Carole Bayer Sager, Joe Torre, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)
Portrait of the composer.
Mistaken For Strangers (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Tom Berninger)
Tour doc about The National.
Off The Beaten Track (Buraka Som Sistema) (Year: 2013; Director: João Pedro Moreira)
Documentary about musicians Buraka Som Sistema.
The Punk Singer (Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Sini Anderson; Stars: Joan Jett, Adam Horovitz, Kathleen Hanna, Jennifer Baumgardner, Lynn Breedlove, Johanna Fateman)
A look at the life musician Kathleen Hanna, who formed the punk band Bikini Kill.
We Are The Best! (Vi är bäst!) (Country: Sweden; Year: 2013; Director: Lukas Moodysson; Writer: Lukas Moodysson, from the graphic novel by Coco Moodysson; Stars: Mira Barkhammar, Mira Grosin, Liv LeMoyne)
Coming of age tale about three teenage girls in Stockholm forming a punk band.

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A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

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