The 2017 Rock Hall Film Series Preview

Film Series 2018

Join us on select Wednesdays for rock doc screenings, feature presentations and concert films.

All films are shown in the Rock Hall’s Foster Theater and are free for Rock Hall members, $5.50 for non-members, and free with paid Museum admission (if space permits). Advance tickets are recommended and may be purchased at the Rock Hall Box Office or online at ticketing.rockhall.com.

Select screenings include a Q&A with the director after the film. Moviegoers can also purchase concessions, including wine, beer and snacks, during film screenings. On Wednesdays, the Rock Hall is open until 9 p.m.

The High School That Rocked!

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Presented in conjunction with the Tri-C High School Rock Off

Saturday, February 17, every 30 minutes between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

FREE with paid Museum admission as space permits

 

The story of how six legendary bands in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame all performed at a Connecticut high school from 1966-68, leaving indelible memories for local students. Watch the trailer here

2017, 27 minutes, Not Rated

Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap

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Presented in conjunction with Black History Month

Wednesday, February 21 at 7:00 pm

This performance documentary – directed and produced by Ice-T – takes fans on an intimate journey into the heart and soul of hip-hop with the legends of rap music. 

Tickets are FREE for Rock Hall members and $5.50 for the general public. Purchase your tickets. There is an 8 ticket limit per transaction.

Lady Gaga: Five Foot Two

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Presented in conjunction with Women’s History Month

Wednesday, March 7, 7 p.m.

FREE for Museum members, $5.50 for non-members; tickets.rockhall.com

(Free with paid Museum admission if space permits)

 

Follow pop provocateur Lady Gaga as she releases a new album, preps for her Super Bowl halftime show, and confronts physical and emotional struggles.

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2017, 1 hour, 40 minutes, TV-MA

What Happened, Miss Simone?

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Courtesy of Eagle Rock Entertainment and presented in conjunction with Women’s History Month and the 33rd Annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Wednesday, March 21, 7 p.m.

FREE for Museum members, $5.50 for non-members; tickets.rockhall.com

(Free with paid Museum admission if space permits)

 

Using never-before-heard recordings, rare archival footage and her best-known songs, this is the story of legendary singer, activist and 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Nina Simone.

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2015, 1 hour, 41 minutes, Not Rated

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World

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Wednesday, May 2, 7 p.m.

FREE for Museum members, $5.50 for non-members; tickets.rockhall.com

(Free with paid Museum admission if space permits)

 

A new feature documentary about the role of Native Americans in popular music history that premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.

With special guest Stevie Salas, Native American guitarist, author, music director, record producer and film composer.

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2017, 1 hour, 43 minutes, Not Rated

Who the F**k is that Guy, The Fabulous Journey of Michael Alago

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Wednesday, May 16, 7 p.m.

FREE for Museum members, $5.50 for non-members; tickets.rockhall.com

(Free with paid Museum admission if space permits)

 

With special guest Michael Alago

 

A biopic of Michael Alago, the music executive responsible for signing Metallica, White Zombie and others. The film explores Michael's music career as well as the NYC downtown scene of the 70s, 80s and 90s.

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2017, 1 hour, 25 minutes, TV MA

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Wednesday, May 30, 7 p.m.

FREE for Museum members, $5.50 for non-members; tickets.rockhall.com

(Free with paid Museum admission if space permits)

 

Hey, hey, it’s the Monkees...being catapulted through one of American cinema’s most surreal sixties odysseys.

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1968, 1 hour, 26 minutes, G

Purple Rain

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Presented in celebration with Prince’s born day June 7

Wednesday, June 6, 7 p.m.

FREE for Museum members, $5.50 for non-members; tickets.rockhall.com

(Free with paid Museum admission if space permits)

 

Rock star Prince makes a spectacular feature film debut in this highly autobiographical blockbuster that won both an Oscar and a Grammy award.

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1984, 1 hour, 51 minutes, R

Dial It Up

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