Browse: Behind the Scenes: Docs That Define A Culture

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In just under an hour, "$lOO & a T-Shirt" brings zine culture to life! Using broken and borrowed equipment, Joe Biel illuminates the world of self-publishing. He gives us glimpses of the Portla...Read More
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Featuring Ted Leo, Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull), D.A. Pennebaker and more. Haunted by uncanny similarities between Nazi stage techniques and the showmanship employed by modern entertainers, a fil...Read More
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Over 100 collectors, filmmakers, producers, and video store owners express how VHS changed their lives. Some see VHS as worthless plastic, but Adjust Your Tracking shows a vibrant world of coll...Read More
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From sleeping in the concession stand to working entirely for free, the quirky film fanatics at the struggling Mahoning Drive-in face uncertainty when Hollywood announces it will switch to digi...Read More
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Made when she was just 18 years old, Barbara Rubin's art-porn masterpiece Christmas On Earth (1963-65) shocked NYC's experimental film scene and inspired NYC's thriving underground. For the nex...Read More
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This original documentary focuses on a group of kids who have built a community around a love of music and a passion for creating an alternative to dominant consumerist society. By putting on s...Read More
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See what would become a legendary music venue in Lancaster, PA through 20 plus years of music, politics, and success. Told by the staff and musicians including live, August Burns Red, The Innoc...Read More
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From the mid 80-s through the mid 90's, Amphetamine Reptile Records defined the term "Underground." For blistering genre-creating sounds, graphics and attitude, AmRep had no equal. The label be...Read More
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Guitar God Billy Gibbons along with Jon Spencer, J.Mascis and Chris Ross from Wolfmother, weigh in with their own insight into baddest boxes and rattiest fuzztones. Internet forums ,"gear orien...Read More
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The late American extreme punk rock musician, GG Allin, is best remembered for his notorious live performances, which often featured transgressive acts, including self-mutilation, eating his ow...Read More
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Guerilla filmmaker Brendan Toller unleashes I NEED THAT RECORD! THE DEATH (OR POSSIBLE SURVIVAL) OF THE INDEPENDENT RECORD STORE, "an elegy for a vanishing subculture...a lively, bittersweet fi...Read More
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Over the last fourteen years, Plan-it X Records helped foster a huge cultural revolution -- uniting geographically divided DIY punk communities under one umbrella. With a united ethic and commo...Read More
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Last Shop Standing charts the rapid rise of record shops in the 1960’s, 70’s and 80’s, the influence of the chart, the underhand deals, the demise of vinyl and rise of the CD as well as new tec...Read More
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In the early 1980s, Massachusetts radio personality John Garabedian came up with a plan to launch a TV channel to function as music television for the Boston-based college crowd. His goal was t...Read More
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This documentary takes you behind the scenes to explode the myths, honor the legends, and reveal the incredible stories and never-before-seen photographs of rock giants like Mick Jagger, David ...Read More
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In a time of increasing competition from mega-chains and online retailers, many local businesses are fighting for survival. Through the tumultuous story of two beloved Bay Area booksellers, Cod...Read More
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WSOU 89.5 FM Seton Hall University's Pirate Radio has broadcasted for 65+ years & 25 of those years with a Metal format! We love a great underdog story, and the history of WSOU flows through th...Read More
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Director Robert Mugge, having recently made the film DEEP BLUES (1991) about the blues traditions of Mississippi, decided to follow up with a tribute to Alligator and its roster of top contemp...Read More
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Written and directed by San Diego based musician and filmmaker Jason Blackmore, Records Collecting Dust documents the vinyl record collections, origins, and holy grails of alternative music ico...Read More
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Records Collecting Dust II focuses on the East Coast cities of Boston, New York and Washington DC and includes in depth interviews with twenty eight highly influential people from the 1980's ha...Read More