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Rock concert films

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    • Rock concert films
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    • Rock concert documentaries
    • Rock concert documentary films
    • Rock docs (Motion pictures)
    • Rock documentaries
    • Rock documentary films
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    • found: Work cat.: Talking Heads (Musical group). Stop making sense [VR] 1999(film of the Talking Heads in concert)
    • found: The last waltz [VR] 2002(The Band, one of rock's superstar groups, decided to call it quits after sixteen grueling years on the road. The group held this farewell concert on Thanksgiving Day, 1976, at San Francisco's Winterland, the site of their first performance.)
    • found: Gimme shelter [VR] 2000(A documentary film of the Rolling Stones on tour in 1969, focusing on the concert at the Altamont Speedway in California)
    • found: Woodstock [VR] c1997.
    • found: Lopez, D. Films by genre, c1993:subgenre listed under Musical Rock Concert Films (Concert Film, Rock-Concert Documentary, Rock Doc. They fall under the category of documentaries and are a permanent record of the actual performance or happening in which folk or rock music is played to its audience, either in the open air or in enclosed locales. See also Rock Film)
    • found: Konigsberg, I. The complete film dict., 1998:concert film (A film that records a live musical performance before a public audience. In commercial cinema, the form has largely been relegated to such rock documentaries as Michael Wadleigh's Woodstock (1970) ... and Jonathan Demme's Stop Making Sense (1984), a purer record of a concert by the Talking Heads; rock documentary: A type of concert film that presents a performance of rock music, frequently employing filmic technique to create for the audience the experience of attending such a performance while also seeming to make some kind of social statement about the music and the culture which produces it)
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