London Film Festival 2000
Chi-Raq Chi-Raq
Chi-Raq and We Are X
Chi-Raq (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Spike Lee; Writer: Kevin Willmott, Spike Lee, based on the play by Aristophanes; Stars: Nick Cannon, Teyonah Parris, Wesley Snipes, Angela Bassett, John Cusack)
Lysistrata re-envisioned through an outbreak of street violence between black gangs.
Sonic gala
Minute Bodies: The Intimate World of F Percy Smith (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Stuart A Staples)
Tribute to the naturalist and pioneering filmmaker.
On The Road (Love Song: Wolf Alice) (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Michael Winterbottom; Stars: Shirley Henderson, Paul Popplewell, James McArdle, Jamie Quinn, Ellie Rowsell, Leah Harvey, Joel Amey, Theo Ellis, Joff Oddie)
Documenting the London band on and off stage.
SHOT! the Psycho-Spiritual Mantra Of Rock (Country: US, UK; Year: 2016; Director: Barney Clay)
Music photographer Mick Rock is best known for his iconic photographs of David Bowie, Lou Reed, Iggy Pop, Queen, and countless others. In a documentary as rock-n-roll as its subject, Mick Rock guides us through his psychedelic, shambolic first-hand experiences as the visual record-keeper of these myths and legends.
We Are X (Country: UK, Japan; Year: 2016; Director: Stephen Kijak; Stars: Gene Simmons, Wes Borland, Richard Fortus, Hiroshi Morie, Toshi, Sugizo, Yoshiki, Pata)
As glam rock's most flamboyant survivors, X Japan ignited a musical revolution in Japan during the late '80s with their melodic metal. Twenty years after their tragic dissolution, X Japan’s leader, Yoshiki, battles with physical and spiritual demons alongside prejudices of the West to bring their music to the world.

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