The 11 Best Music Documentaries Of All Time

Ever since the debut of “The Jazz Singer,” the first feature-length movie with sound, filmmaking has always been closely associated with modern music.

Musicals, many of which covered popular tunes of the day, were among the earliest blockbusters.

Currently, the musician biopic genre is more popular than ever, thanks to the record-breaking box-office and awards success of films like “Straight Outta Compton” and “Bohemian Rhapsody.” But in terms of accuracy and raw, visceral energy, the staged recreation of iconic musical numbers can’t compare with a concert film or documentary.Music documentaries can capture a musician’s story as they occur, but they can also look back at…The post The 11 Best Music Documentaries of All Time appeared first on /Film.

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