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Doc'n Roll announce details of their London film festival

There will be premieres of films on Sébastien Tellier, experimental sound and women synth pioneers

  • Jemima Skala
  • 10 October 2020
Doc'n Roll announce details of their London film festival

Doc’n Roll have announced details of their London film festival. The festival will run from November 4 - 15 with a combination of screenings in cinemas across the capital and online screenings.

Doc’n Roll is a music documentary festival. This will be its seventh year running, and they recently launched an online pay-per-view streaming platform Doc’n Roll TV.

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Some notable documentaries being premiered at the festival include ‘The Sound Is Innocent’, an exploration into experimental sound and when sound becomes music, ‘Sébastien Tellier: Many Lives’, diving into the life and times of one of France’s electronic pop icons, and ‘Sisters With Transistors’, which reveals more about the women who pioneered synths and electronic music.

The online premieres are currently available to preorder, and will be streaming from November 9 - 16 on Doc'n Roll TV. These include ‘Born Balearic: Jon Sa Trinxa and The Spirit of Ibiza’, ‘Persian Black Metal Story’ and ‘JoyCut - Robert Smith’s Meltdown’.

Find a full schedule for the festival below, and more information here.

Quick Listings

Saturday 24th Oct, 6:00pm - Alexandra Palace Theatre
Festival Teaser Screening - UK Premiere
Phil Lynott: Songs For While I’m Away + Q&A - Special guests TBC

Wednesday 4th Nov, 6:00pm - BFI Southbank
Opening Night - World Premiere
Don't Let The Devil Take Another Day + Q&A feat. the director and Special Guest

Friday 6th Nov, 6:00pm - BFI Southbank World Premiere
Sunday 8th Nov - 4:00pm - Broadway Cinema (Nottingham)
Don’t Go Gentle: A Film about IDLES + Q&A feat. the director and producer (former band member)

Friday 6th Nov, 6:10pm - Barbican Cinemas
London Premiere
The Sound is Innocent Q&A

Saturday 7th Nov, 3:00pm - Barbican Cinemas
UK Premiere
In a Silent Way (Talk Talk portrait) + Q&A

Sunday 8th Nov, 4:00pm - Rio Cinema
London Premiere
Punk the Capital: Building a Sound Movement + Q&A

Sunday 8th Nov, 5:30pm - Barbican Cinemas
UK Premiere
Sebastien Tellier: Many Lives + Q&A

Thursday 12th Nov, 5:55pm - Barbican Cinemas
World Premiere
Motian in Motion (Jazz Drummer Paul Motian)

Saturday 14th Nov, 3:00pm - The Barbican Theatre
London Premiere
Sister With Transistors + Q&A feat. the director - Plus live Analog Tape performance


Acid Mothers Reynols: Live and Beyond

Ara Malikian: a life among strings

Back To The Source

Born Balearic: Jon Sa Trinxa and The Spirit of Ibiza

Chris Holmes: Mean Man

It's Not All Rock & Roll - Swearing At Motorists

JoyCut - Robert Smith’s Meltdown

The Sweet France of Rachid

The Holy Gift - inspired by Tool’s music

The Life and Dreams of Ergo Phizmiz

The Offline Playlist

The Tale of the Dog

Twinkle Dammit!

Persian Black Metal Story

Jemima Skala is Mixmag’s Weekend Editor. Follow her on Twitter

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