documentaries

Noisey News

Danny Brown's Long-Shelved 'Live at the Majestic' Doc Is Finally Out

The film is now up on Brown's website, a full year after it was supposed to hit Apple Music.
Alex Robert Ross
11.7.18
Op-Eds

The Long-Awaited M.I.A. Doc Is Messy and Intimate, Just Like Life

It’s called ‘MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A.’ because there are so many different sides to her story.
Daisy Jones
9.27.18
Interviews

Warren G Ain't Trippin, Ain't Mad, and Is Forever Hip-Hop's Unsung Legend

We sit down with the G-funk great to talk his new documentary, the birth of West Coast rap, and his legacy beyond "Regulate."
Torii MacAdams
7.11.18
documentaries

Why I've Made Two Films About the R. Kelly Sexual Misconduct Allegations

We spoke to Ben Zand, the filmmaker and journalist behind two BBC docs that explore the claims made against R. Kelly.
Ben Zand
5.29.18
Internet videos of paticular importance

The Whitney Houston Doc's Theatrical Trailer Is an Emotional Watch

A new full-length trailer for 'Whitney' features unseen archival footage of Houston herself and the many characters in her operatic life, including Bobby Brown.
Phil Witmer
5.16.18
Premieres

An Exclusive, Behind-the-Scenes Look at 'Ayo,' Bomba Estéreo’s Latest Album

The eponymous documentary offers an inside look into the Colombian band’s creative process, during, before, and after their recent record "Ayo".
Sebastián Narváez Núñez
2.15.18
Noisey News

The Long-Delayed M.I.A Documentary Is Finally Debuting at Sundance 2018

As recently as March this year, M.I.A said she didn't know what was happening with the film, so this is good news.
Noisey UK Staff
12.1.17
Interviews

'L7: Pretend We're Dead' Is the Most Intimate Depiction of the Riot Grrrl Pioneers

Guitarist/vocalist Donita Sparks explains the trailblazing feminists' hands on approach to their long-awaited, emotional new documentary.
Zena Tsarfin
9.29.17
Holy Shit

Femme Voices Take Center Stage in 'We’re Here, We’re Present: Women in Punk' Doc

Filmmaker Amanda Silberling follows punk legend Alice Bag on tour with indie punks Leggy and reflects on the legacy of women and queer folk in punk.
Aranya Tatapudi
6.19.17
Interviews

The Unexpected (and Maybe Punk?) Documentary on The Grateful Dead

'Long Strange Trip' director Amir Bar-Lev explains his love for the Dead and how he wanted to make a definitive documentary from a punk vantage point.
Justin Joffe
5.25.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

The First Trailer for the Four-Hour, Scorsese-Produced Grateful Dead Doc Is Here

'Long Strange Trip' promises to be the "definitive" documentary of rock's greatest cult band. It's been long enough.
Phil Witmer
5.16.17
Essays

Poly Styrene Is the Punk Icon Who Deserves Your Respect

A crowdfunding campaign for 'I Am A Cliché,' documentary about the late X-Ray Spex frontwoman, ends today.
Rachel Michelle Fernandes
5.2.17
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