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AMC turning “The Rap Yearbook” into a documentary series

Source:  The FADER "The Rap Year Book," writer Shea Serrano's analysis of rap's most important songs since the genre's earliest days, is being made into a documentary series by AMC. The book selects one song from the years 1979-2015 that best represents that period...

Billboard is bringing a music documentary series to Snapchat

Source:  CNBC Billboard is bringing a music documentary series to Snapchat. "Artist Pass" is Snapchat's first original music programming, featuring a behind-the-scenes look at artists as they prepare for performances. The episodes, which are sponsored by Honda and are...

New Simpsons documentary explores “The Problem With Apu”

Source:  Nerdist For nearly 30 years, The Simpsons has chronicled the lives and misadventures of the title characters and their fellow residents of Springfield, USA.  The Kwik-E-Mart owner, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, has been among the show’s most popular supporting...

Dance and Dreams Bolster Exhilarating High School Doc “Step”

Source:  The Wrap “Step” looks like a dance film, but it’s really a rollercoaster ride about expectations, drive, and achievement. The weight in each rhythmic stomp produced by the young women featured in this movie isn’t just to produce a sound in glorious sync, but...

Dance music doc “What We Started” hits all the right notes

Source:  The Nocturnal Times "What We Started" is one of the best electronic music documentaries of our time, offering a precisely accurate adaptation of the rapidly growing electronic scene and its worldwide domination. From Ultra Music Festival to Ibiza, The BPM...

Sup Doc Podcast Ep 64 Now Available

Hosts Paco Romane and George Chen discuss 2013 documentary "Muscle Shoals" with comedian Howard Kremer. Available on iTunes and the Sup Doc website.

Black Sabbath document final concert with “The End of the End”

Source: Rolling Stone Black Sabbath chronicles their triumphant final concert in the upcoming documentary "The End of the End." The film will screen at over 1,500 cinemas worldwide for a one-night-only event on September 28th. Read the story at Rolling Stone.

The 10 Best Music Documentaries on Netflix

Source: Phoenix New Times You've seen "Wonder Woman."  You spent the dough and ate some popcorn and thought, "Wow, Gal Gadot is great."  What to do with the rest of your summer movie fun time?  We've got four words for you: Music documentaries on Netflix. See the list...

HBO Announces Documentary Feature on Steven Spielberg

Source: Variety HBO is giving the documentary treatment to Steven Spielberg. Directed and produced by American Masters alum Susan Lacy, “Spielberg” is set to air Oct. 7. Lacy conducted more than 30 hours of interviews with the renowned filmmaker for the feature-length...

“She Makes Comics” is a Celebration of Women in the Industry

Source: Cultured Vultures "She Makes Comics" is a documentary film about women in the comics industry which sets itself the ambitious task of starting at the very beginning of comics as a medium: the early twentieth century. Clocking in at just over 70 minutes in...

Sup Doc Podcast Ep 62 Now Available

Hosts Paco Romane and George Chen are joined by Alamo Drafthouse LA programmer Bret Berg to discuss "The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years." As a programmer for Alamo Drafthouse’s upcoming Los Angeles location, Bret produces and hosts Alamo’s...

“24×36” is a Documentary About Movie Posters

Source: MovieWeb The first trailer and poster have been released for "24x36: A Movie About Movie Posters," which debuts today on the Tribeca Shortlist streaming service. The trailer features a number of actual movie poster artists, along with director Joe Dante, who...