The Doc‘n Roll Film Festival returns
Various London venues will host a diverse selection of music documentaries, some shortlisted for the Best Music Doc 2016 prize
The UK’s music documentary festival, Doc’n Roll returns for its third London edition on 2-13 November 2016, featuring multiple filmmakers Q&As and some world premieres. The Doc’n Roll Film Festival presents a selection of diverse music documentaries on subjects including Parliament/Funkadelic, The Melvins, Frank Zappa, Sid and Nancy, Bonnie Prince Billy, Bad Brains, Placebo, The Orb, Gregory Porter, satanic black metal, Norwegian disco, Burmese punk, jazz stars Ben Webster, Dexter Gordon and Bill Evans, plus legendary producer Bert Berns (starring Keith Richards, Paul McCartney and Van Morrison).
Eight of the films premiered at this year’s festival have been short-listed to participate in a competition for the Best Music Doc 2016 prize, judged by a panel consisting of Faye Milton (Savages) Simon Taffe (End Of The Road Festival), Liz Kershaw (BBC 6music), Steve Mason and photographer/filmmaker Dean Chalkley.
Kicking the festival off on 2 November is the world premiere of Gregory Porter: Don’t Forget Your Music at BFI Southbank, featuring a Q&A with Porter himself and the director Alfred George Bailey.
Tickets go on sale from Monday 3 October via the Doc’n Roll website: docnrollfestival.com