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San Domingo

San Domingo

1970

Director: Hans-Jürgen Syberberg

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Synopsis:

This surrealistic experimental film finds the son of a young nobleman staying with hash-smoking hippies in a seamy section of Munich. He falls for a hippie girl who is involved in shaking down the young man's parents for money.

   
   
The Seeds: Pushin' Too Hard

The Seeds: Pushin' Too Hard

2014

Director: Neil Norman

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Using vintage footage, rare photos, memorabilia and audio, plus fresh interviews with band members and associates as well as notable fans and observers, Pushin’ Too Hard relates the bizarre rags to riches to rags tale of the rock quartet who took Los Angeles by storm in the mid-60s.

   
   
Sir Doug and the Genuine Texas Cosmic Groove

Sir Doug and the Genuine Texas Cosmic Groove

2015

Director: Joe Nick Patoski

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Sir Doug & The Genuine Texas Cosmic Groove tells the story of Doug Sahm, the wild man musicians' musician and unsung hero of Texas music. A country music child prodigy and teenage rhythm & blues dynamo who caused a riot at his San Antonio high school, Sahm emerged as an international rock star leading the Sir Douglas Quintet. He landed in San Francisco just in time for the Summer of Love in 1967.
He returned to Texas as the cowboy hippie rocker who built a burgeoning music scene in Austin before forming the Tex-Mex super group The Texas Tornados. A kinetic, quirky character with a solid sense of place as well as an innate wanderlust, Doug Sahm's story is the story of Texas music.

   
   
Song of the South: Duane Allman and the Birth of the Allman Brothers Band

Song of the South: Duane Allman and the Birth of the Allman Brothers Band

2013

Director: Tom O'Dell

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Duane Allman, the lead guitarist and driving force behind Southern Rock pioneers The Allman Brothers Band, lived a tragically short life, but during his brief career he changed music forever. With contributions from an illustrious and highly knowledgeable cast of friends, insiders and experts, plus rare footage and exclusive interviews, this film looks at Duane's life, work and musical output.

   
   
The Source Family

The Source Family

2012

Director: Maria Demopoulos, Jodi Wille

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A charismatic leader founds a commune in Los Angeles in the early '70s based on natural food, spiritual practices and psychedelic rock. This short-lived era is recreated with archival material and the memories of participants.

   
   
The Source: The Story of the Beats and the Beat Generation

The Source: The Story of the Beats and the Beat Generation

1999

Director: Chuck Workman

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Synopsis:

In this documentary, director Chuck Workman examines the lasting cultural significance of the Beats, focusing mainly on Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs and Neal Cassady. Along the way, these freethinking men became friends and associates, and their writing influenced numerous generations of questioning individuals. Workman combines interviews, TV clips and archival footage in his film, in addition to dramatic readings by notable actors such as Johnny Depp

   
   
Space Is the Place

Space Is the Place

1974

Director: John Coney

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Sun Ra the space age prophet lands his spaceship in Oakland, having been presumed lost in space for a few years.

   
   
Stoned

Stoned

2005

Director: Stephen Woolley

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Synopsis:

A chronicle of the sordid life and suspicious death of Rolling Stones co-founder Brian Jones, who was found in the bottom of his swimming pool weeks after being let go from the band.

   
   
The Stones in the Park

The Stones in the Park

1969

Director: Leslie Woodhead

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Extensive footage of the Rolling Stones performing on July 5th 1969 in Hyde Park in front of an audience of appropriately 500,000 people just two days after the untimely death of former lead gutiarist and band founder Brian Jones.

   
   
Strange Fruit: The Beatles' Apple Records

Strange Fruit: The Beatles' Apple Records

2011

Producer: Rob Johnstone

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Synopsis:

In 1968, under a haze of publicity, The Beatles opened their collective door to all manner of musicians, writers and artists. Strange Fruit: The Beatles' Apple Records is the story of a record label which came to exist under extraordinary circumstances, produced some extraordinary records and was operated under the most extraordinary guidelines.

   
   
The Substance: Albert Hofmann's LSD

The Substance: Albert Hofmann's LSD

2011

Director: Martin Witz

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Synopsis:

Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann makes a sensational discovery in the spring of 1943, creating a powerful molecule that will have an impact on the scientific world and recreational drug use.

   
   
Sunshine Daydream

Sunshine Daydream

2013

Director: John Norris

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Synopsis:

Music documentary film, starring the rock band the Grateful Dead.

It was shot at their August 27, 1972 concert at the Old Renaissance Faire Grounds in Veneta, Oregon.

 

   
   
The Sunshine Makers

The Sunshine Makers

2015

Director: Cosmo Feilding-Mellen

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The story of Nicholas Sand and Tim Scully, the unlikely duo at the heart of 1960s American drug counter-culture.

   
   
Sunshine Superman: The Journey of Donovan

Sunshine Superman: The Journey of Donovan

2008

Director: Hannes Rossacher

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Synopsis:

The ultimate life story of the 60´s folk-pop phenomenon. The deluxe double-DVD set contains classic 60´s film and TV appearances, rare archive footage and never-before-seen material as well as 5 previously unreleased songs and all of the hits.

   
   
Syd Barrett's First Trip

Syd Barrett's First Trip

1966

Director: Unknown

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This experimental silent short is very rare (filmed in 8mm) and only lasts 11 minutes. Nigel Gordon, film student, filmed Syd Barrettwhile he tripped on mushrooms.

   
   
Sympathy for the Devil

Sympathy for the Devil

1968

Director: Jean-Luc Godard

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Synopsis:

While The Rolling Stones rehearse "Sympathy for the Devil" in the studio, Godard reflects on 1968 society, politics and culture through five different vignettes