From Willie Nelson to Wilco, Ray Charles to Radiohead, A SONG FOR YOU: THE AUSTIN CITY LIMITS STORY offers the ultimate backstage pass to 40 years of incredible live music - see how long-time producers and loyal fans have made ACL the longest running music show in television history.
Autumn Words tells the story of a long-cherished wish of a young Romanian music student to fulfill his mother's dreams of studying music in China. He travels to Han Zhong to study music, mets a Chinese girl and falls in love. While this unravels, his girlfriend from Romania, makes an impromptu decision to join him in China. Unable to communicate and with no way to find him, she befriends a local
Danny, a jazz pianist living in Austin, Texas gets an offer to sign with a big recording label in New York. Over the course of one night, Danny must decide what's more important, his career or his relationships with those he will have to leave behind.
Steven Dyer, an executive working for a giant multinational drugs company, decides to report his employer for breaches of Common Market trading regulations. One night in Basle, Switzerland, he leaves his home to post a letter, the start of a nightmare journey that leads to terrible consequences for his life, his career and for his wife and children.
Preston Barnes becomes immersed in a confusing and frightening world of paranoia and conspiracy when his mentally handicapped friend Leonard disappears after leaving Preston an urgent message. A young friend named Megan Mitchell tries to help Preston realize that he has schizophrenia, but she worries when Preston flees into isolation and fanatically accepts his unbelievable insanity.
A Song For Jack is a dark story that looks at the world from the eyes of a troubled young man. Jack was a shy and seemingly innocent boy. His only desire was to have a radio, but his strict parents would not let that happen. They tried to protect him from all of the monsters in the world, but they failed to see the monster in their own son.
Julie Nicholson, vicar at St Aidan with St George in Bristol, lives with husband Greg and her children Lizzie and Thomas, her other daughter Twenty-four year old Jenny living in London and engaged to boyfriend James. On July 7 2005, after phoning James, Jenny leaves for work on a different subway route to her usual, due to a fault on the Piccadilly line. This costs her her life as shortly afterw
Based on a true story, A SONG FOR MANZANAR is based on one chapter of a forthcoming novel written by author and educator Yosh Golden. It is set in 1945 Manzanar Japanese American Internment Camp and is about a young mother, Sachie, who is driven to instill hope in her playful son while try to communicate with her sister Hiroko who still lives in Hiroshima. Although not physically together, the s
A man sits on his bed in the solitude of his home, reflecting on his life. The man views himself evolving from child, to teenager, to adult. Like a city, this man's existence is complex and intricate. "Mother of God, do you love this city?" he wonders. After so many years of living, has this man found himself and his contribution to this world? Is just existing and living his prayer to god? A So
A SONG FOR OURSELVES is an intimate journey into the life and music of Asian American Movement troubadour Chris Iijima. Struggling to make sense of their father's early death, his teenage sons learn that during the 1970s when Asians in America were still considered "Orientals," Chris' music and passion for social justice helped provide the voice and identity an entire generation had been in sear