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Spinning Gold

A biopic of the iconic 1970s record executive and wild man Neil Bogart, the founder of Casablanca who was closely aligned with the rise of disco. He's credited with discovering and launching the careers of a generation of superstars, including Curtis Mayfield, Bill Withers, Gladys Knight, KISS, Parliament, Donna Summer and the Village People.

Run, Rose, Run

A young woman comes to country music's capital city to pursue her music-making dreams. The source of her heart-wrenching songs is a brutal secret she has tried desperately to hide, but the past she has fled is reaching out to control her future—and it may destroy everything she has worked for.

Seoul Girls

A Korean American high school girl and her friends enter a worldwide talent competition to be the opening act for the world's biggest K-pop boy band. With help from an ex-member of a British girl group and a former K-pop trainee, the Seoul Girls find their voices on the world's biggest stage.

Showboat

Set in the quirky world of cruise performers, a jaded indie singer must get over her "Big Bad Self" and learn that sequins, confetti canons, and making your audience happy isn't always a bad thing.

The Legend of Fillmore ...

Fillmore Slim (né Clarence Sims) begins pursuing a music career in the 1950s, but is lured away by the pimp game during the 1960s and 1970s. He eventually returns to music in the 1980s and continues to tour today at age 77.

Insomniac

At the beginning of the rave scene in the early 1990s, Pasquale Rotella becomes a promoter of EDM events starting with 50 people in warehouses in Venice Beach and eventually goes on to to stage events like the Electric Daisy Carnival Flagship Festival, which draws 400,000 to Vegas each June.

Love In Vain

Robert Johnson's singing, guitar playing and songwriting skills during the 1930s later influences a generation of musicians including Bob Dylan, Keith Richards, Eric Clapton and Robert Plant. Playing mostly street corners and juke joints during his career, Johnson’s recordings are limited yielding 29 distinct songs recorded by famed Country Music Hall of Fame producer Don Law. These songs, recorded at a low fidelity, are released as 10-inch, 78 rpm singles from 1937–1938. He lives a short life until the age of 27.

Phantom

Set it in the sultry nightlife scene of modern day New Orleans and the world of jazz, R&B, neo-Soul, and funk. A singer is mentored by a mysterious man...

Straight No Chaser

Ten students form an a capella group long before the current craze of high school choral groups. The group plays venues such as Wrigley Field and Carnegie Hall, but the members disband three years later (though the group continued on the university level with new singers). But a few years later, the original group not only gets back together but signs a five-album deal.

Come Sing, Jimmy Jo

The sudden and unexpected rise to stardom of a young country singer challenges the stability of his family and his own ability to cope with fame.

Sam Philips

Sam Phillips is a pioneer in the music industry during the 1950s as a producer helps launch the careers of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis.

Kit Lambert Project

Kit Lambert discovers the rock band The Who while he is trying to make a film about the band, known then as the High Numbers. Instead, he decides to manage the band and to launch their musical career, and with Chris Stamp -- brother of Terence Stamp -- Lambert pushes Townshend to take The Who into more experimental avenues. The result is the seminal rock opera album "Tommy," which later becomes a Ken Russell film. Lambert also works with Jimi Hendrix and other artists, and is as known for self-destruction as they are.

Marvin

Follows Marvin Gaye's entire life, from his emergence at Motown through his defiance of Berry Gordy to record "What's Goin' On" and on up to his death.

Space Opera

A fierce musical contest has arisen in the wake of a great galactic war known as the Metagalactic Grand Prix. Part gladiatorial contest, part beauty pageant, part concert extravaganza, and part continuation of the wars of the past, species far and wide compete in feats of song, and dance.