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Sidemen: Long Road to Glory

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.

Mavis!

Mavis!

The breezy positivity of Jessica Edwards’s documentary echoes the outlook of lively legend Mavis Staples, who’s been performing for six decades with no plans to retire. “I’ll stop singing when I have nothing left to say,” Staples asserts, “and you know, that ain’t gonna happen.”

The Black Dove

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.