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This Is It
This Is It (2009)
, 1h52
Directed by Kenny Ortega, Michael Jackson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical theatre, Documentary, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films
Actors Michael Jackson, Kenny Ortega

Un film constitué des images des coulisses des dernières répétitions de Michael Jackson.
Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, 1h45
Directed by Jon Chu
Origin USA
Genres Documentary, Musical
Themes L'adolescence, Films about children, Medical-themed films, Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Films about autism
Actors Justin Bieber, Usher, Jaden Smith, Miley Cyrus, Snoop Dogg, Ludacris

The film follows the pop star Justin Bieber during 10 days counting down to what is considered his biggest performance, that of August 31, 2010 in Madison Square Garden, which sold out in 22 minutes. It shows footage of the performances during this period from his My World Tour. It shows excited female fans, and several instances of the "One Less Lonely Girl" routine of inviting a girl on stage for him to serenade and give flowers to, and of surprising random girls with free tickets to his concerts. The main people around Bieber, being like family and good friends to him, are interviewed, but Bieber himself is not. Various instances of praying together before a show are shown.
One Direction: This Is Us, 1h58
Directed by Morgan Spurlock
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Documentary, Musical
Themes Seafaring films, Films about music and musicians, Transport films, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films
Actors Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Simon Cowell, Chris Rock, Martin Scorsese

Billed as an intimate all-access look at life on the road for the global music phenomenon, This Is Us follows the lives of the five members of the boy band, One Direction. One Direction was first put into a group on the X Factor in 2010. This Is Us contains live concert footage from London's O2 Arena, and footage from their lives pre- and post-X Factor appearance, and gives insight into the preparation for their concerts and ultimately what it is like to be One Direction.
Eddie Murphy Raw, 1h33
Directed by Robert Townsend
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films
Actors Eddie Murphy, Tatyana Ali, Samuel L. Jackson, Deon Richmond, Billie Allen, Tiger Haynes

The film opens with a pre-taped sketch depicting a scene from Murphy's childhood. At a family Thanksgiving in 1968, the children take turns showing their talents to the assembled relatives (including one played by Murphy himself). Young Eddie (Deon Richmond) shocks the family with a scatalogical joke about a monkey and a lion.
Woodstock
Woodstock (1970)
, 3h4
Directed by Martin Scorsese, Thelma Schoonmaker, Michael Wadleigh
Origin USA
Genres Musical theatre, Documentary, Historical, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films
Actors Joe Cocker, Roger Daltrey, David Crosby, Neil Young

Le premier festival de Woodstock a lieu du 15 au 18 août 1969 à Bethel dans l'État de New York. Le film montre une partie des prestations musicales mais également la musique de l'époque et met en avant le mouvement contestataire des jeunes à la fin des années 1960.
The Original Kings of Comedy, 1h55
Directed by Spike Lee
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Documentary
Themes Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films
Actors Steve Harvey, D. L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer, Bernie Mac

Ce documentaire a été filmé au Charlotte Coliseum de Charlotte (Caroline du Nord) les 26 et 27 février 2000 durant la tournée Kings of Comedy . Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer et Bernie Mac y font du stand-up sur divers sujets : la culture afro-Américaine, les relations interraciales, la religion, la famille.
Katy Perry: Part of Me, 1h35
Origin USA
Genres Documentary, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Films about television, Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the film industry, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films, Autobiographical documentary films
Actors Katy Perry, Russell Brand, Darren Criss, Shannon Woodward, Judy Garland, Adele

The film features interviews with Perry and her loved ones documenting the trajectory of her life, containing various clips from her childhood and teenage years as well as her career and personal life (ranging from December 1999 to March 2012). The film is spliced with performances from her worldwide California Dreams Tour, which had 127 concerts from February 20, 2011 to January 22, 2012. Most of the performances were recorded on November 23, 2011, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, but also included performances in Tokyo and São Paulo. Some of her friends such as Rihanna, Lady Gaga, and Jessie J make cameos in the film. The documentary includes scenes of Perry dealing with the breakdown of her marriage with English actor/comedian Russell Brand.
Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain, 1h15
Directed by Tim Story
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Documentary
Themes Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films
Actors Kevin Hart

Kevin is throwing a celebration party, but guests tell him that he has changed since his divorce. He tries to explain himself, but they will not let him, so he decides to do a show at Madison Square Garden letting him explain, which sold out with 30,000 people. The film also shows performances of his sold-out shows from all around the world.
Justin Bieber's Believe, 1h33
Directed by Jon Chu
Origin USA
Genres Documentary, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films
Actors Justin Bieber, Usher, Ludacris, Mike Posner, Ryan Seacrest, Ellen DeGeneres

The sequel to Never Say Never continues to focus on Bieber's rise to international fame as he embarks on his Believe Tour. In new interviews with Bieber, the movie reveals long-awaited answers to questions about his passion to make music, relationships and coming of age in the spotlight as well as never-before-seen concert footage, and behind-the-scenes access. The film also features interviews with Justin's mother Pattie Mallette, mentor Usher Raymond IV, manager Scooter Braun, recording artist Ludacris, as well as others.
Amy
Amy (2015)
, 2h8
Directed by Asif Kapadia
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Biography, Documentary, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Amy Winehouse, Mos Def, Tony Bennett, Russell Brand, Jay Leno, Frankie Boyle

Dotée d’un talent unique au sein de sa génération, Amy Winehouse a immédiatement capté l’attention du monde entier. Authentique artiste jazz, elle se servait de ses dons pour l’écriture et l’interprétation afin d’analyser ses propres failles. Cette combinaison de sincérité à l’état brut et de talent ont donné vie à certaines des chansons les plus populaires de notre époque. Mais l’attention permanente des médias et une vie personnelle compliquée associées à un succès planétaire et un mode de vie instable ont fait de la vie d’Amy Winehouse un château de cartes à l’équilibre précaire.Le grand public a célébré son immense succès tout en jugeant à la hâte ses faiblesses. Ce talent si salvateur pour elle a fini par être la cause même de sa chute. Avec les propres mots d’Amy Winehouse et des images inédites, Asif Kapadia nous raconte l’histoire de cette incroyable artiste, récompensée par six Grammy Awards.
Kevin Hart: What Now?
Directed by Tim Story
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians
Actors Kevin Hart, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle, Ed Helms, Peter Mensah

Déchaîné comme jamais, le comique Kevin Hart conquiert Philadelphie, ne faisant qu'une bouchée de la faune de banlieue, des shorts en jean et de l'éducation des enfants.
Jonas Brothers: The Concert Experience, 1h16
Origin USA
Genres Documentary, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films, Children's films
Actors Kevin Jonas, Alexandra Daddario, Joe Jonas, Nick Jonas, Demi Lovato, Taylor Swift

The film follows the Jonas Brothers during their July 13–14, 2008 concert dates in Anaheim of their Burnin' Up Tour. The film includes performances from their self-titled second studio album and third studio album and guest stars Demi Lovato on "This Is Me", Taylor Swift on "Should've Said No" and Robert "Big Rob" Feggans, their bodyguard, on "Burnin' Up", with a new studio recording "Love Is On Its Way". The film also includes a behind-the-scenes look at the lives of the Jonas Brothers while in New York City, as they do interviews, television performances, along with the midnight release of their third studio album, A Little Bit Longer.
U2 3D
U2 3D (2007)
, 1h25
Directed by Mark Pellington
Origin USA
Genres Documentary, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about music and musicians, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Musical films
Actors Bono

U2 3D depicts a U2 concert in Buenos Aires during the band's Vertigo Tour. In the beginning of the film, a voice is heard chanting "everyone" in a crowd-filled stadium, followed by fans running through the venue. U2 begin the concert with "Vertigo", followed by ten more songs in the main set. Images are shown throughout the concert on the stage's LED display. Political and social statements are made during some songs, including "Sunday Bloody Sunday"—during which the word "coexista" is spelled out on-screen through various religious symbols—and "Miss Sarajevo", during which an excerpt from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is read aloud by a narrator. The main set ends with "One", after which the group leave the stage. They return for an encore and perform "The Fly", during which a succession of words and phrases appear on the stage's LED display and are superimposed into the film. U2 end the show with "With or Without You" and leave the stage for the final time. As the closing credits begin, a live performance of "Yahweh" is heard as animations from the stage's LED display are shown. U2 reappear on stage in a post-credits scene performing the end of the song.