Everything they touched turned to music.
Laurel Canyon, pulls back the curtain on the mythical world of Laurel Canyon in Los Angeles, providing an up-close look at the lives of the musicians who inhabited it.

Through a wealth of rare and newly unearthed footage and audio recordings, the documentary features intimate portraits of the artists who created a music revolution that changed popular culture.

Celebrating the music of Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne, Linda Ronstadt, The Eagles, The Mamas And The Papas, Carole King, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, James Taylor, The Doors, Frank Zappa and more, the film takes us back in time to a place where a rustic canyon in the heart of Los Angeles became a musical petri dish.

In Laurel Canyon, all the stars aligned to kindle a creative community unlike any other in modern musical history. Brought together during a cultural sea change, these artists inspired themselves and each other to make transcendent music that remains as vibrant and relevant today as it was a half century ago.

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"Laurel Canyon is an exercise in bliss, throwing us back to a fleeting time when musical warmth and formal excellence went hand in hand."

SAT 24th | 8:00pm


Director: Allison Ellwood
Producer: Erin Edeiken, Ryan Suffern
Country: USA
Year: 2020
Duration: 1hr 20 mins
Language: English