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Jarvis Cocker Debuts Pulp Film, We Ask... What Are The Best Music Documentaries?

Jarvis Cocker will be returning to his beloved Sheffield, to debut the documentary 'Pulp' about the band, and its influential relationship with the town.

Jarvis, up front and centre in 'Pulp', charting his band's intimate relationship with his home town

The long-awaited premiere of 'Pulp: A Film About Life, Death and Supermarkets' will top the bill on the opening night of this year's Sheffield Doc Fest on Saturday 7 June.

Directed by Florian Habicht, the documentary played to rave reviews at the SXSW Festival in Texas, and includes footage of the band's last Sheffield show in December 2012. Click here for details...

Ahead of this premiere, frontman Jarvis will be joining a panel at this weekend's Sundance London festival, sitting alongside former Orange Juice frontman Edwyn Collins, and exploring how British documentary is "pushing the boundaries" in challenging the usual distinctions between music, biography and archive film. Click here for more information...

To mark this latest highly-anticipated contribution, here are some other music documentaries that have made their mark well beyond the usual fanbases. Why do we enjoy seeing music documented so much? And have we missed your favourite? Let us know below...

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