$5 Cover 'Amplified' docs -- special screening today at 3 p.m.

$5 Cover Amplified, originally uploaded by Indie Memphis.

Come to a screening of the acclaimed documentaries made in association with Craig Brewer's "$5 Cover Memphis" show, first aired this summer on MTV.

Directed by Alan Spearman, these 12 short pieces provide an intimate, penetrating look at today's Memphis music scene. See Amy LaVere, Ben Nichols of Lucero, Valerie June, Muck Sticky, Al Kapone, Brad Postlethwaite, Paul Taylor, Jason Freeman, Kate Crowder of Two-Way Radio, Jack "Oblivian" Yarber, Alicja Trout and Harlan T Bobo.

Also playing today in a surprise showing: three new short films by Robert Gordon exploring Mississippi's blues legacy, being produced for a new interactive Mississippi Blues Trail project.

The screening is at 3 p.m. at the Brooks Museum of Art.