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Doc'n Roll Film Festival Returns In November
Christian Eede , September 26th, 2017 16:22

Music documentary festival brings films on John Coltrane, Årabrot, Lee Ranaldo and more to London in November

Doc'n Roll will return to London for its fourth edition this November setting up shop for two weeks, and bringing with it a programme of music documentaries on the likes of John Coltrane and Årabrot amongst many others.

Cocks and Crosses: The Music that Wouldn't Die, the documentary on Årabrot frontman's Kjetil Nernes' diagnosis and recovery from throat cancer, will receive its international premiere at the 100 Club on November 8 with a screenings of the film set to be accompanied by an Årabrot Speciale live performance.

Revolution of Sound: Tangerine Dream will be shown at the Barbican that same day for its UK premiere with the film looking over the influence of the group.

On November 13, Chasin' Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary will be shown at the Royal Albert Hall's Elgar Room, while Hello Hello Hello : Lee Ranaldo : Electric Trim will receive its UK premiere at Hackney Picturehouse on November 14. That film sees Ronaldo collaborate with Catalan producer and composer Raül Refree across a year and 3,842 miles, with a little help from their friends, such as Sharon Van Etten, Steve Shelley and Nels Cline of Wilco.

There's lots more on offer throughout the programme which spans across multiple London venues from November 2-19. For all the details, and to get tickets, click here. Tickets go on sale on Monday (October 2).

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