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Extraordinary Ordinary People

Just as the Extraordinary Ordinary People he profiles have devoted themselves to keeping traditional art forms alive, folklorist Alan Govenar has dedicated himself to exalting their work in books and films. His knowledge and affection are contagious.

Sidemen: Long Road to Glory

Sidemen: Long Road to Glory hits the familiar notes of Standing in the Shadows of Motown and 20 Feet from Stardom, documentaries focused on unappreciated musicians (like session players and background singers) who’ve made important contributions to pop history.

The Black Dove

An acoustic guitar known as the Black Dove brings together a father stumbling toward redemption and a daughter seeking reconciliation in Michael Prisco Caporale’s directorial debut.