Though a childhood bout with polio left him dependent on an iron lung, Mark O'Brien (John Hawkes) maintains a career as a journalist and poet. A writing assignment dealing with sex and the disabled piques Mark's curiosity, and he decides to investigate the possibility of experiencing sex himself. When his overtures toward a caregiver scare her away, he books an appointment with sex surrogate Cheryl Green (Helen Hunt) to lose his virginity.
Kelly Slater, Rob Machado, and others take a trip to the coast of Sumatra, where they find themselves surfing beautiful waves, and lose the urgency they have come to live with being professionals. September Sessions documents this trip with interviews and 16mm footage of life on a once in a lifetime surftrip.
Recording these songs live for the first time, St Vincent has performed five tracks from Strange Mercy for the tenth visual installment in the 4AD Session series. Shot at Shangri-La Studios in the heart of the Brooklyn film and photography district in Greenpoint, the session was recorded with Annie's new band, Daniel Mintseris (keys), Toko Yasuda (moog) and Matthew Johnson (drums).
Winter Sessions provides a playful yet compelling bouldering film about the unique and intense world of peak gritstone bouldering. From the many colourful and interesting players in this game to the magical landscapes of the Peak District National Park, this film portrays the essence of a scene which is often bewildering, frustrating and satisfying all rolled into one. Using footage gathered over two winters it includes a diverse range of stories set to an awesome soundtrack. Highlights include Ben Moon's first ascent of Voyager (8b) followed by fifteen year old protege Tyler Landman's second ascent. Also featuring Sam Whittaker, Jerry Moffatt, Jon Fullwood, Ben Bransby, Adam Long and many more.. Winter Sessions is a feast for the eyes and ears as these climbers set about repeating old classics (The Ace, The Joker, Deliverance to name but a few) and establishing new instant classics.
Live, intimate, and raw, Sessions For Robert J is the essential audio/video companion to Eric Clapton's 2004 gold, Top 10 Me And Mr. Johnson, tribute to blues legend Robert Johnson. Filmed during tour rehearsals in London and Dallas plus a Los Angeles hotel room and the Dallas warehouse where Johnson made some of his final recordings, Sessions for Robert J finds Clapton performing all Robert Johnson songs with his touring band, acoustically with Doyle Bramhall II and solo-as well as discussing Johnson and his influence. A performance/documentary DVD with 14 tracks (from which the 11 CD selections are taken), Sessions for Robert J is blues heaven.
A religious young man's identity is called into question when he visits a conversion therapist.
There’s a new Love Coach in town and she can heal your deepest wounds. Kate Williams is a couple’s counselor helping couples spice things up in their relationships. Ann is a client who needs help standing up to her lover Drake and up for herself, so she confides in Kate for some courage and advice. Kate has been good at helping most of her clients, but can she help them all. Kate begins mixing work with pleasure and before long has herself tangled in a web of lies she can’t get out of. As sessions with Ann are still underway, acquaintances between Drake and Kate have spun this web a little stronger.
Sessions at West 54th Vol.1
Bruce Springsteen with The Sessions Band: Live in Dublin is a 2007 video and audio offering that captures in-concert performances from the Bruce Springsteen with The Seeger Sessions Band Tour recorded in November 2006 at The Point Theatre in Dublin, Ireland. The release consists of a concert DVD, a Blu-ray Disc, and separate two-CD audio set. A "special edition" of the CD set includes the concert DVD as well. The DVD does not capture any one show in full, but rather congeals from three different shows at The Point. Selections include fan favorites from the tour, radical "folk big band" reinterpretations of the Springsteen canon, and rare songs appearing for the first time on any Springsteen release. Contrarily, a few set list regulars from the tour and shows are omitted.
A chilling tale of memories and premonitions in a world where time is not what it seems.
Jack White and T Bone Burnett invite today’s greatest artists to test their skills against the long-lost machine that recorded their musical idols and forebears. The producers have, over a decade rebuilt, a 1920s recording system, timed by a weight-driven system of clockwork gears. Stripped of the comforts and security of modern technology, Nas, Elton John, Alabama Shakes, Steve Martin Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard, are among the artists who have three minutes and one chance to get their music etched into a revolving wax disc, before the weight hits the floor. The results are career defining performances and the very definition of "Lighting In A Bottle".
British ex-military singer/songwriter and consummate lady's man James Blunt watched his career go from coffeehouses to stadiums in 2005 with the smash hit "You're Beautiful." Blunt's Rod Stewart-esque croak, wry humor, and earnest balladry is on full display for WEA International's Chasing Time: The Bedlam Sessions.
High-priced call girl Lee Churchill, is examining her life via therapy "sessions". Her double-life is unknown to her parents, sister and 'straight' man with whom she falls in love.
Major film and television stars re-enact famous scenes from the plays of William Shakespeare .
Pop's enduring diva is on scintillating form in an intimate concert from LSO St Luke's in London. Accompanied by her band and 21 strings from the BBC Concert Orchestra, Annie Lennox storms through a set packed with hits from her solo career and back to the Eurythmics days, including classic hits Here Comes the Rain, Little Bird, Cold, Sweet Dreams and No More 'I Love You's'. Lennox shows her voice has lost none of its ability to thrill and her showmanship is undimmed.
The Black Sessions is a best-of album from Katatonia. It contains the material from Katatonia's 1998-2003 era, which mainly consists of goth rock/doom metal material. This is the live performance by Katatonia in Krakow, Poland, while Katatonia was touring in support of Viva Emptiness. 1.Ghost of the Sun 2.Criminals 3.Teargas 4.I Break 5.I Am Nothing 6.Sweet Nurse 7.Tonight's Music 8.For My Demons 9.Chrome 10.Future of Speech 11.Complicity 12.Burn the Rememberance 13.Evidence 14.Deadhouse 15.Murder
Funky hard rock upstarts Incubus recorded their album Morning View at a house in Malibu, CA, and in a special event to celebrate the album's release, the group played a special radio concert at the Sony studios in New York City, which had been decorated to look like the house where the album took shape. Incubus: Morning View Sessions is a video record of the group's radio performance, which includes "Nice to Know You," "Wish You Were Here," "Drive," "New Skin," "Stellar," and seven others. Mark Deming, Rovi
Two soul mates cross paths across during many lifetimes, until one decision tears them apart and alter their destiny forever.
Delta Sessions is a video put together by WestsideConnection.net that highlights the best riders on the Delta waterways in North Central California. The Delta is a huge set of waterways that were built for the purpose of farming and are fed by rivers on their way to the ocean. The waterways are narrow channels that are usually protected by large banks or bushes that block he wind making the Delta a great place to find endless smooth water. While you may have not heard of some of the riders in this video, the Delta is an area rich in style and wakeboarding talent, and this video seeks to showcase that talent. It's a high energy video that really gets you going.
Folk musicians from both sides of the Atlantic come together in what have been called “the greatest backporch shows ever.” Collaborative live performances by various leading folk and country musicians playing music from Scotland, Ireland, England and North America.
Tower Sessions features a variety of live performances from both established and upcoming Filipino artists.
Private Sessions is an Emmy winning television series produced by the A&E Network featuring top entertainers interviewed by host Lynn Hoffman. Most guests are musicians that perform several of their songs during the hour-long episode, but actors also have appeared on the show. The show premiered July 22, 2007 on A&E, succeeding Breakfast with the Arts. The debut program featured Avril Lavigne, and has featured musical guests Bon Jovi, Barenaked Ladies, Blues Traveler, Counting Crows, Duran Duran, En Vogue, The Goo Goo Dolls, Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart, Boyz II Men, Backstreet Boys, James Blunt, Maroon 5, Meat Loaf, Queen Latifah, Ringo Starr, Seal, Chicago, and Toby Keith, as well as actors John Cusack, Michael Douglas, and Anthony Hopkins. Additional guests include Sting, Mary J. Blige, Brooks & Dunn, Cyndi Lauper, Carly Simon, Lionel Richie and Dustin Hoffman. Series taped in the A&E studio, however many episodes were shot on location. Executive Producers: Thomas Moody and Nicholas Van Hoogstraten. Senior Producer: Liisa Lunden. Series Producer: Scott Kerbey. Line Producer: James Tomlinson.
Series celebrating the historical and contemporary links between Scottish and Irish Gaelic song by bringing together top exponents of both traditions to sing and play with no audience except themselves, using a house band of their peers.
The MAX Sessions is an Australian television program broadcast on MAX. It features intimate performances, by both Australian and over-seas artists, played mostly acoustically in a live set up, similar to MTV Unplugged.
The Raw Sessions is an Irish interactive music television programme broadcast on RTÉ Two in 2009. The country's first ever rockumentary series, it is presented by Dez Ryan and follows the attempts of eight musical acts to write and record an original composition in the space of twelve hours. It is produced by Lotus Media. The Raw Sessions commenced broadcast on 12 May 2009. Episodes are broadcast late on Tuesday nights and repeated late on Saturday nights. Each week the two recorded tracks are made available for download, with downloads counting towards the Irish Singles Chart. Tracks were recorded in destinations such as Sun Studios in Temple Bar, Dublin, Windmill Lane Studios on Ringsend Road, Dublin, and Grouse Lodge in County Westmeath. There was also a celebrity episode which featured more established musicians recording a cover version for charity. Eight acts took part in the show. These were Dirty Epics, Hoarsebox, The Infomatics, Majella Murphy, Noise Control, R.S.A.G., Sickboy and Sweet Jane. The four acts which made it to the semi-finals recorded a track at Grouse Lodge. The top three from that vote progressed to the final at the Button Factory in Dublin.
East Coast Sessions is a Canadian English language television series. East Coast Sessions debuted on April 1, 2008 at 7:30 p.m. AST on the CBC affiliated Maritime stations. The series would later be broadcast nationally on the CBC-owned specialty channel, bold, beginning September 3, 2008. The series was produced by Geoff D'Eon. It was nominated for a 2008 Gemini Award in the category "Best Music or Variety Program or Series.
The Berkeley Sessions is a six-episode HD Canadian television music program produced by Original Spin Media and broadcast on Bravo!. The Berkeley Sessions was initially created with an eye and ear toward original music, featuring artists that create innovative new sounds in everything from alt-country and blues to jazz, pop, folk and rock n' roll. The series is taped in front of a live audience at The Berkeley Church in Toronto, Canada.
The Mortified Sessions is an American documentary talk show on the Sundance cable television channel, hosted by David Nadelberg. The series, which premiered in December 2011, features interviews with one or more celebrities each episode, showing photos and artifacts from their childhood. The show serves as a companion piece to Mortified, a live stage show Nadelberg created nine years earlier in which people share excerpts of their childhood writing and art before an audience of total strangers in order to reveal a story about their life. The stage show launched a series of books and web content, has been featured numerous times on public radio's This American Life, and there are plans for a Mortified documentary.
What makes creative people the way they are? Hear from musicians, performers and engineers as they talk to Norman Seeff about creativity.
Sessions at West 54th was an American television program that featured music performances, and was in some ways a pop music variation on the theme set by the long-lived Austin City Limits, though the featured musicians represented a number of musical genres. It was called Sessions at West 54th because it was taped at Sony Music Studios on West 54th Street in Manhattan. It was produced for public television syndicator American Program Service and was carried on many public television stations. It first aired in most places on July 5, 1997, when it was included in the Saturday late-night lineup of stations covering 85% of the country. After the program ended, an edited for commercial television version also aired on the commercial Trio cable television network. It was first hosted by radio disc jockey Chris Douridas of KCRW in Santa Monica, California, while former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne took over hosting duties during the second season and John Hiatt was the host during the third, and final, season.
SOLOS: the jazz sessions is 39 part television music profile/performance series produced in Canada by Original Spin Media. Each episode features complete musical pieces, interviews and behind-the-scenes footage with some of today's most notable jazz artists. Shot in HDTV with multiple moving cameras and a medley of elegant, cinematic lighting designs, SOLOS: the jazz sessions showcases an exciting and dynamic variety of jazz styles – from the blues and boogie-woogie to bebop and beyond. The series premiered on Bravo! in Canada in the summer of 2004 and has subsequently been broadcast on HDNet, CBC Bold, Rave HD, Sky Arts, VTR Chile, and Mezzo TV. The programs are filmed at Toronto's Berkeley Church performance and event venue.