Twenty Feet from Stardom (2013)
Directed by Morgan Neville, this documentary tells the story of the backup singers to some of the world’s biggest pop stars – the folks who live in a world just beyond the spotlight. Through interviews with veterans and concert footage, the history of these predominantly African-American singers is explored.
Charles Bradley: Soul of America (2012)
Directed by Poull Brien, this documentary follows the extraordinary journey and rise of 62-year-old aspiring soul singer Charles Bradley, whose debut album rocketed him from a hard life – including a period of homelessness and constant poverty – to an inclusion on Rolling Stone’s list of the top 50 albums of 2011.