Home > Doc’n Roll Film Fest Doc’n Roll Film Fest The UK’s music documentary festival arrives to Manchester presenting new films on music subcultures including indie, jazz, rock, grunge and electronic, with Q&As and after-parties to expand the experience. Cinema in this season Film Never Stop: A Music That Resists (CTBA) Starts Thu 30 May 2019 at 20.40 This striking and beautifully filmed documentary tells the compelling and unexpected story of Detroit techno and the independent... Film Rudeboy: The Story of Trojan Records (CTBA) Starts Fri 31 May 2019 at 18.15 A film about the love affair between Jamaican and British youth culture told through the prism of one... Film Stories from She Punks (CTBA) Starts Sat 1 Jun 2019 at 18.00 Loud, fearless and (un)typical girls: Gina Birch (The Raincoats) and Helen Reddington (The Chefs), musicians and punk icons... Film Chilly Gonzales: Shut Up and Play the Piano (CTBA) Starts Sat 1 Jun 2019 at 20.40 Truth, fiction and mischief collide in this playful documentary as we follow the Grammy-winning Gonzales from his native... Film Mantra: Sounds into Silence (CTBA) Starts Sun 2 Jun 2019 at 13.00 Harmony, healing and shared humanity: a moving portrait of the practice of Kirtan, and the people from all... Film Sepultura Endurance (CTBA) Starts Sun 2 Jun 2019 at 15.30 A close-focus portrait of Brazil’s rock legends featuring previously unseen archival footage from the band’s 30 year history... Events in this season Talk Rudeboy: The Story of Trojan Records + Q&A Fri 31 May 2019 We will be joined by director Nicolas Jack Davies for a Q&A following the 18:15 Screening on Rudeboy:... Talk Stories from She Punks + Q&A Sat 1 Jun 2019 We will be joined by directors Gina Birch and Helen Reddington for a Q&A following the 18:00 screening... PREVIOUSLY IN THIS season: Cinema Film Pure Love: The Voice of Ella Fitzgerald (18) Last session: Mon 28 May 2018 at 16.00 Focusing on the phenomenon of her extraordinary voice, this film pays tribute to The First Lady of Song... Film Manchester Keeps On Dancing (18) Last session: Sat 26 May 2018 at 20.35 A truly remarkable social study of a subculture that helped put Manchester on the worldwide music map, from... Film About A Badly Drawn Boy (18) Last session: Sat 26 May 2018 at 15.30 An in-depth feature film all about the boy himself Damon Gough and the legacy of his Mercury Prize... Film Play Your Gender (18) Last session: Fri 25 May 2018 at 18.15 Juno Award-winning producer Kinnie Starr is on a quest to find out why this disparity exists by speaking... Film L7: Pretend We’re Dead (18) Last session: Thu 24 May 2018 at 18.30 Fierce pioneers of American grunge punk, this film is an engrossing time capsule told from the perspective of... Events Talk About A Badly Drawn Boy Q&A Sat 26 May 2018 We will be joined by director Craig McNeil for a Q&A following the screening. Talk Play Your Gender Panel discussion Fri 25 May 2018 This screening will be followed by a panel discussion hosted by Alison Surtees (Manchester Digital Music Archive) of... Digital Channel Visit Digital Channel News Talk Notes – One Hour Intro to Contemporary Argentine Cinema News Film Notes – Retablo News Film Notes – Acción Mutante Visit Digital Channel Conversations about this event Add Comment Click here to cancel reply. You may also be interested in Season Uprising: Spirit of ‘68 Fri 18 - Tue 22 May In Paris in May 1968, confrontations between police and students brought workers out on a general strike and... Season Albert Finney: Son of Salford Sun 3 - Sun 27 June This season offers the opportunity to revisit and celebrate some of Albert Finney’s most iconic roles as well... HOME Presents Theatre HOME and Citizens Theatre presents: Long Day’s Journey Into Night Last session: Sat 26 May 2018 at 19.00 George Costigan features in this new staging of Eugene O’Neill’s moving and insightful Pulitzer Prize-winning play.