Sheffield DocFest 2015

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Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck
Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck and What Happened, Miss Simone?
808 (Country: UK, US, Japan, Finland, Belgium; Year: 2015; Director: Alex Dunn; Writer: Luke Bainbridge, Alex Dunn; Stars: Damon Albarn, Arthur Baker, Afrika Bambaataa, Chris Barbosa, Jellybean Benítez, Biggs, Mike Butcher, Tony Carrasco, Phil Collins, Felix Da Housecat, David Dewaele, Stephen Dewaele, Diplo, Chris Frantz, The G.L.O.B.E), Official Site
Documentary about the Roland TR-808 drum machine and the birth of electronic music.
The Damned: Don't You Wish That We Were Dead (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Wes Orshoski; Writer: Wes Orshoski; Stars: Gaye Advert, Fred Armisen, Roger Armstrong, Jimmy Ashhurst, Jello Biafra, Clem Burke, Jean-Jacques Burnel, Tim Devine, Steve Diggle, Craig Duffy, Lu Edmonds, Alan Edwards, Kenneth Goddard, Paul Gray, Jack Grisham), Official Site
Documentary about the punk pioneers.
For Those About To Rock: The Story Of Rodrigo And Gabriela (Country: Mexico, US; Year: 2014; Director: Alejandro Franco; Writer: Alejandro Franco, Alejandro Franco; Stars: Rodrigo Sánchez, Gabriela Quintero, Zöe Conway, Oisin Davis, Meola Al Di, Edmund Enright, Niall Muckian, Ivan Nieblas, Peter O'Brien, María Luisa Quintero, Olallo Rubio, Benjamín Salcedo, Shenkar, Alex Skolnick, Chris Tetzeli)
Story of the rise of two young Mexicans who made their mark on the global music stage.
Hustlers Convention (Country: US, UK, France; Year: 2014; Director: Mike Todd; Writer: Mike Todd)
Documentary about The Last Poets and the impact of their album Hustlers Convention.
Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Brett Morgen; Writer: Brett Morgen; Stars: Courtney Love, Dave Grohl, Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic)
Portrait of the Nirvana frontman, featuring home video footage.
The Damned: Don't You Wish That We Were Dead The Damned: Don't You Wish That We Were Dead
The Damned: Don't You Wish That We Were Dead and 808
Mandela, My Dad And Me (Country: UK; Year: 2015; Director: Daniel Vernon; Writer: Paul Dosaj, Daniel Vernon; Stars: Idris Elba)
A year in the life of actor Idris Elba.
What Happened, Miss Simone? (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Liz Garbus)
The life of Nina Simone, mostly told through her own words.
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