Doc Shorts: Music & Art
Profiles of artists, musicians, and the communities they serve.
The Art and Dreams of D.J. Sheskin
A 73-year-old dreams of seeing his art in MoMA before he dies.
Don't Sell My Guitars
A beloved country musician whispers a final request to his wife.
A Few Things about Robert Irwin
A pioneer of the 1960s “Light and Space” movement regards the role of art as conditional, responding directly to the site.
The Function of Music
Jad Abumrad of NPR's "RadioLab" discusses what sound and music are and what function music may play in our lives.
JC Hall, a social worker in the South Bronx, is given the opportunity to create a music studio in the old storage room of a “second chance” high school. When one of the students who helped him build the studio is murdered in front of the school, JC and his after-school program decide to hold a show in his honor.
A lively youth rockumentary about friendship, growing up, and the power of music.
The Town I Live In
Artists and activists clash over the future of a rapidly gentrifying Los Angeles neighborhood.