DOC NYC 2021

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Fanny: The Right To Rock (Country: Canada; Year: 2021; Director: Bobbi Jo Hart; Writer: Bobbi Jo Hart; Stars: Joe Elliott, Bonnie Raitt, Cherie Currie)
The untold story of a Filipina American garage band that morphed into the ferocious rock group Fanny, who almost became the female Beatles.
I'm Wanita (Country: Australia; Year: 2021; Director: Matthew Walker; Stars: Wanita Bahtiyar)
The story of a country music singer determined to make it big.
Jagged (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Alison Klayman; Stars: Alanis Morissette)
Documentary profile of Alanis Morissette.
The Job Of Songs (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Lila Schmitz)
The traditional music of Doolin, County Clare.
Omara (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Hugo Perez; Stars: Omara Portuondo)
Profile of the grande dame of Cuban music, Omara Portuondo.
The Rumba Kings (Country: US, Peru; Year: 2021; Director: Alan Brain; Stars: Francois Luambo Makiadi, Nicolas 'Docteur Nico' Kasanda, Joseph 'Le Grand Kallé' Kabasele, Manu Dibango, Papa Wemba, Simaro Lutumba, Paul Mwanga, Augustin 'Roitelet' Muniania, Jean Paul 'Guvano' Vangu, Pierre 'Petit Pierre' Yantula Elengesa, Nkuka Mathieu Mwana, Armand 'Brazzos' Mwango, Antoine 'Papa Noel' Nedule Montswet, Aime Bassay, Mathilda Benatar)
Celebration of Congolese music and musicians.
Stay Prayed Up (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: DL Anderson, Matthew Durning; Stars: Phil Cook, Lena Mae Perry)
A look at gospel singer Lena Mae “Mother” Perry, who is also the backbone of her community.
Young Punx: A Punk Parable (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Seth Kramer, Daniel A Miller, Jeremy Newberger)
Documentary about kid punk band Color Killer.
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