Music Documentaries

Muqata’a Live

Building his career with Ramallah Underground, a seminal hip hop group that influenced a whole new generation of Palestinian artists, Muqata’a is the godfather of hip hop in Ramallah. Check Muqata’a on spotify here.

Copyright Criminals

Copyright Criminals examines the creative and commercial value of musical sampling, including the related debates over artistic expression, copyright law, and (of course) money. This documentary traces the rise of hip-hop from the urban streets of New York to its…


Scratch is a 2001 documentary film, directed and edited by Doug Pray. The film explores the world of the hip-hop DJ from the birth of hip-hop when pioneering DJs began extending breaks on records, to the invention of scratching and beat juggling, to the more recent explosion of turntablism. Throughout…