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Now available to Purchase on DVD & BluRay [English, no subtitles], or

Rent on Video on Demand [English with subtitles in Spanish, Italian, Portuguese & French (Canadian)

+ English Closed Captioning].

Festival and Theatrical screenings please contact Emma Franz Films here.

Host your own community or educational screening through TUGG

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“One of the most compelling, entertaining and informative films made about a living
music legend...”
— John Kelman, All About Jazz

”Winning portrait about a very nice guitarist.”
— - Glenn Kenny, New York Times, Critics Choice

A character portrait of anti-archetype guitar hero, Bill Frisell, this nuanced film traces the ideas and processes that shaped Frisell’s music, and provides rare insight into the mind and personality of one of the significant musicians of recent decades. Full of live music, revealing stories, and intimate access to the normally reclusive Frisell, various collaborations are followed from development to fruition, including the last ever performance of the Paul Motian Trio with Frisell and Joe Lovano. Also featuring Bonnie Raitt, Hal Willner, Paul Simon, Nels Cline, Joey Baron, Jim Hall, Jason Moran, Mike Gibbs, John Zorn, Jack DeJohnette, Ron Carter and John Abercrombie.