The UK’s Music Documentary Festival returns for its fourth London edition with an extended programme running from 2 to 19 November. Doc’n Roll Film Festival is proud to premiere music docs on subjects as diverse as Joe Cocker, Ella Fitzgerald, Syl Johnson, Link Ray, Bill Frisell, John Coltrane, Jawbreaker, GG Allin & The Murder Junkies, Tangerine Dream, Deer Tick, Lee Ranaldo,
Årabrot, Death, Residente, the Ealing Club, Doom metal, the bass guitar, Manchester’s infamous clubbing scene and legendary producer Conny Plank (starring Devo, Eurythmics and Michael Rother).
This year’s edition features world, European, UK and London premieres, filmmaker and artist Q&As and live music events. Doc’n Roll is supported by the BFI using funds from the National Lottery to grow audience appetite and enjoyment for a wide range of independent British and international films.
Six of the films premiering at this year’s Doc n’ Roll Film Festival have been shortlisted for the Best Music Documentary 2017 prize, judged by a jury panel of Leonie Cooper (NME), Simone Marie (Primal Scream), Paul Sng (filmmaker), Tabitha Thorlu-Bangura (NTS radio) and Campbell X (filmmaker).
Kicking the festival off in fine style on 2 November is the world premiere of A Winding Road: A Ramble with Richard Thompson at Picturehouse Central, featuring a Q&A with Thompson and director Edmond Deraedt.