Here we've displayed a list of the best Performance films : An Evening With the Royal Ballet(1964), The Royal Ballet(1960), The Life of Reilly(2006), The Circus(1928), Opening Night(1977), High Fidelity: The Guarneri String Quartet(1989), Jazz on a Summer's Day(1959), Monterey Pop(1969), Genghis Blues(1999), Anita O'Day: The Life of a Jazz Singer(2007), Be Here to Love Me: A Film About Townes Van Zandt(2004), He Who Gets Slapped(1924) ... ...
Documentary about the Royal Ballet. Includes selections from "Les Sylphides" and "The Sleeping Beauty".
Margot Fonteyn Michael Somes Julia Farren Rosemary Lindsay Alexander Grant Franklin White Bryan Ashbridge
Filmed on the stage of London's Covent Garden. Includes extracts from Swan lake, Ondine & The Firebird.
If, in 1940, you had a lobotomized aunt, an institutionalized father, a racist mother, and were the only gay kid on the block, what do you think the odds would be that you'd end up a Tony ... See full summary »
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The Tramp finds work and the girl of his dreams at a circus.
A renowned actress teeters on the edge of a breakdown as she counts down the days toward a big Broadway opening.
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Relationships, rehearsals, performances, hobbies, family life of the members of the Guarneri string quartet
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The highlights of the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival.
A film about the greatest pre-Woodstock rock music festival.
San Francisco bluesman and composer, Paul Peña makes a musical pilgrimage to the land of Tuva.
Anita O'Day Buddy Bregman Leonard Feather Will Friedwald Russell Garcia Johnny Mandel
A tribute to jazz diva Anita O'Day, completed just weeks before her death in November 2006.
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Be Here to Love Me - Chronicles the fascinating and often turbulent life of musician Townes van Zandt.
A bitter clown endeavors to rescue the young woman he loves from the lecherous count who once betrayed him.
Music, Biography, Drama, History
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A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins.
Mystery & Thriller, Crime, Drama
Jenny Lamour wants to succeed in music hall. Her husband and accompanist is Maurice Martineau, a nice but jealous man. When he knew Jenny is making eyes at Brignon, an old businessman, in ... See full summary »
Mystery & Thriller
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Two parallel stories about two identical women; one living in Poland, the other in France. They don't know each other, but their lives are nevertheless profoundly connected.
Documentary covering a Stax Records-sponsored all-day concert at the 1972 Watts Summer Festival with performances by Stax Records artists such as Isaac Hayes, Rufus Thomas, The Staples Singers, and more.
Aging Cuban musicians whose talents had been virtually forgotten following Castro's takeover of Cuba, are brought out of retirement by Ry Cooder, who travelled to Havana in order to bring the musicians together, resulting in triumphant performances of extraordinary music, and resurrecting the musicians' careers.
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Ballets Russes is an intimate portrait of a group of pioneering artists -- now in their 70s, 80s and 90s -- who gave birth to modern ballet.
Concert footage and offstage documentary of singer Elvis Presley.
Comedy, Gay & Lesbian
A struggling female soprano finds work playing a male female impersonator, but it complicates her personal life.
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The story of the rise and fall of an African American vocal group.
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A documentary on the electric guitar from the point of view of three significant rock musicians: the Edge, Jimmy Page and Jack White.
Musical, Biography, Drama, History
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Celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.
A live performance shot by audience members at a 2004 Beastie Boys concert at Madison Square Garden.
A group of actors put on an unorthodox, but acclaimed Passion Play which incites the opposition of the Catholic Church while the actors' lives themselves begin to mirror the Passion itself.
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The film features exclusive footage of the dancers from the series "The Next Step", as they prepared for their first-ever tour in Canada. Also includes live performances and exclusive interviews with cast members.
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This inspirational documentary follows four deaf entertainers: a comic, drummer, actor and a singer as they attempt to cross over to mainstream audiences. These uniquely talented entertainers overcome great challenges to celebrate success.
A nightclub performer hires a naive chorus girl to become his new dance partner to make his former partner jealous and to prove he can make any partner a star.
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Nitta Sayuri reveals how she transcended her fishing-village roots and became one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.
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Documents the preparation and rehearsals for Sting's first solo concert, as well as his supporting band's opinions on their leader and his controversial efforts.