5 Final Docs for Black Music Month

    We’ve enjoyed sharing festival alums that showcase Black music and artists during this month. Check out this week’s great selection and our first two installments, 5 Docs to Stream for Black Music Month and 5 More Docs to Stream for Black Music Month!


    THE HIP-HOP FELLOW (dir. Kenneth Price)

    Full Frame 2014

    Music producer and turntablist supreme 9th Wonder travels from North Carolina to Massachusetts to become Harvard’s first Hip-Hop Fellow. VHX


    MARLEY (dir. Kevin Macdonald)

    Full Frame 2012

    The life story of musician, revolutionary and legend Bob Marley, from the early days to international superstardom. ITUNES



    Full Frame 2012

    Filmmaker Stanley Nelson captures the history of African-American a cappella group Sweet Honey In The Rock and follows their 30th anniversary concert tour. AMAZON PRIME


    THUNDER SOUL (dir. Mark Landsman)

    Full Frame 2010

    Former members of Houston’s renowned Kashmere Stage Band, arguably the nation’s best high- school jazz and funk band in the 1970s, get together for a reunion concert in honor of beloved band director Conrad Johnson in this fast-paced, toe-tapping funk celebration. TUBI, AMAZON PRIME


    ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE (dir. D. A. Pennebaker, Chris Hegedus)

    Full Frame 2003

    Stax Records launched the careers of Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Carla & Rufus Thomas, and Booker T. & The MGs back in the 1960s and 70s. But then disco hit big and all but wiped soul music off the map. This documentary harkens back to the golden era of soul and catches up with the carriers of the Stax dynasty, including Wilson Pickett, Sam Moore, Mary Wilson, Isaac Hayes, and The Chi Lites. AMAZON PRIME, ITUNES