Keyword: country music

I Saw the Light (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 01/10/2015
Follows the life and music of influential country singer Hank Williams, from the singer's turbulent first marriage to Audrey Mae Sheppard in 1944, through his early radio career to his debut, in 1949, at the home of country music, the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. There, Williams' his performance of Lovesick Blues brought the house down, and later the song sat at No. 1 on the Billboard Country &...
Coal Miner's Daughter

Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)

Rated: PG Runtime: 125 minutes Release date: 03/06/1980
A dramatization of the life of iconic country music singer Loretta Lynn. Born in Butcher's Holler, Kentucky, Lynn grew up desperately poor, and was married to Dolittle "Mooney" Lynn when she was just thirteen. By the time she was twenty, she had four children, and was singing on weekends at local honky-tonks. With her husband as her manager, Lynn became a recording artist at age twenty-five, and...

CBGB (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 101 minutes Release date: 10/10/2013
In 1973, Hilly Kristal, a fan of Country, Bluegrass and Blues (CBGB) dreamed of having a club in the lower Eastside of New York that catered to that kind of music, but when he had difficulty booking those bands he turned to other kinds of rock music. Hilly had one demand of the acts he booked, they could only play their own original music. No top 40's, no covers. It was the credo he lived by...
Heartworn Highways

Heartworn Highways (1980)

Rated: R Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 11/29/1980
Country music performers who work outside of the Nashville establishment by choice are highlighted in this documentary. Singers and songwriters discuss various topics and are shown at home, and performing at different venues.

Billy Mize and the Bakersfield Sound (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Instrumental in defining the Bakersfield Sound, Billy Mize made it to the brink of stardom and turned it down to be a family man. However, his personal life was severely compromised by multiple tragedies and adversity. Turning to his music for solace, Billy eventually climbed his way back into the spotlight.
Dir: William J. Saunders
With: N/A
This Ain't No Mouse Music!

This Ain't No Mouse Music! (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 09/25/2014
Chris Strachwitz is a detective of sounds, an archaeologist of the deep American music, music with roots that strike straight into the country's heartland. He is the guiding force behind the legendary Arhoolie Records, producing albums that the Rolling Stones and many others played the grooves right off of. Since 1960, Strachwitz has been recording the authentic pulses of the great American music...

Pause (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 09/30/2014
Sami and Julia have been living together for years. Julia is a brilliant lawyer who just started working for a start-up company that imports organic cotton, She really admires her boss, the young and dynamic Lionel. And Sami has temp job as a telemarketer, and in his free time, he quietly perfects his country music with his best friend Fernand, 75, an alcoholic and exuberant virtuoso guitarist.

Winding Stream (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 87 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
The Carters and the Cashes are key figures in the American roots music dynasty. Hailing from the Appalachian foothills, Carters did not just play the music of their hill country upbringing. They helped invent it and influenced generations of musicians along the way, including one young man who seemed more renegade than reverent adherent. He would be the one to lift up the Carter legacy. - Johnny...

Perfect Cowboy (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 115 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Jimmy Poole gets out of prison, eager to rejoin his novelty/country band and to reunite with his family. His longtime lover/partner, Tyler, has put his son, Jimmy's step son Mark, into the band while Jimmy was away. When Jimmy's kicks Mark out of the band, the resentments fly and the family feuding begins. Trying to acclimate to his old life, Jimmy goes back to his heavy drinking. Mark's...