This 1973 documentary traces Jimi Hendrix’s rise to fame through the stories of colleagues, friends, lovers and rock stars. Featuring footage of Hendrix performing some of his greatest hits at the Monterey Pop Festival, Isle of Wight and Woodstock, the film gives fascinating insight into Jimi’s outrageous on-stage persona, his conflicted perspective on fame, and above all, his immense talent.
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Life in Stills
At the age of 96, Miriam Weissenstein never imagined that she would be facing a new chapter in her life. But when The Photo House - her late husband Rudi’s life’s work - was destined for...
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History has identified the period following the fall of the Roman Empire with a descent into barbarism - a terrible time when civilization stopped. Art critic...
Messiah at the Foundling Hospital
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The Secret Life of Books
Great Expectations, Jane Eyre, Mrs. Dalloway, Frankenstein…just some of the classic works of fiction that we all know and love. But how well do we really know them? In...