The 2019 Tribeca Film Festival will feature a wide selection of music-themed features and documentaries, covering everything from the life and music of Linda Ronstadt to a profile of a beloved New York record store, the theft of a $6 million Stradivarius violin, and a chronicle of the legendary New York venue The Apollo.
According to a rundown of the films provided by the 18th annual festival — which will take place 4/24-5/5 — among the highlights of the roster are a documentary about late Blind Melon singer Shannon Hoon using footage shot by Hoon on his camcorder, All I Can Say, and a doc about R&B singer D’Angelo’s return to touring after a long professional break entitled Devil’s Pie: D’Angelo.
Other highlights include:
– A Day in the Life of America: A Jared Leto-directed doc about the 92 film crews he sent out on July 4th to all 50 states to chronicle a single 24 hour period in the life of the nation.
– The Apollo: the festival-opening debut of Oscar-winning director Roger Ross Williams’ doc about the Harlem theater that has been the site of innumerable legendary music performances.
– Inna De Yard: a profile of the multi-generational, pioneering reggae group of the same name.
– Lil’ Buck: Real Swan: profile of the dancer/actor best known for popularizing the Jookin street dance style and how his life changed after a video of him dancing to “The Swan” changed his life.
– Linda Ronstadt: The Sound Of My Voice: a look at the life of the legendary singer featuring interviews with Emmylou Harris, Don Henley, Jackson Browne, and Dolly Parton; followed by a performance from Sheryl Crow.
– Other Music: doc about the now-shuttered East Village music store that was a hipster destination from 1995-2016, with Vampire Weekend, the Strokes, and Interpol.
– Plucked: world premiere of the saga of the theft of violinist Frank Almond’s Stradivarius violin worth more than $6 million.
– Mystify: Michael Hutchence: another world premiere, diving into the career of the late INXS singer, featuring interviews with Kylie Minogue and Helena Christensen.
– The Quiet One: profile of Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman with hours of unseen footage, personal photos and a look at his vast archive of memorabilia.
– Gay Chorus Deep South: profile of San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus’ unprecedented bus tour through the Deep South to celebrate music and challenge intolerance.
– The Remix: Hip-Hop X Fashion: doc about how hip-hop changed the fashion world and led to the rise of streetwear, followed by a musical performance inspired by the film.
– Sublime: documentary about the Long Beach, California, reggae-punk trio and late lead singer Brad Nowell.
– Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation: In advance of the 50th anniversary of the iconic 1969 music festival that changed everything, interviews with attendees.
– Making Waves: The Art Of Cinematic Sound: a peek behind the scenes at some of the most iconic sounds in film, from the helicopters in Apocalypse Now to the sound of the lightsabers in Star Wars.
This article originally appeared on Billboard.