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.
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.
Steven Frailey's video mixes audio clips of James Earl Jones from other movies, into scenes from 'Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope' featuring Darth Vader.
The artist formerly known as Cat Stevens gives his first full concert in nearly three decades, in an exclusive BBC performance at the Porchester Hall, London. In an exotic Morrocan cafe-style set, he and his band treat the audience of friends, family and fans to songs from across his career, including classic tracks like Father and Son, Peace Train, Wild World and Where Do the Children Play.
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.
A family comedy about a funny adventures of the children in a summer camp during three summer sessions.
A rare nexus of optimal swell, marquee surfers and skilled, dedicated surf cinematographers created a vast library of surfing's greatest moments over the last three decades.
English singer-songwriter Joss Stone's great talent is featured in her first concert release, MIND, BODY & SOUL SESSIONS. The concert footage is from Stone's sold-out show at New York City's Irving Plaza, a venue known for its intimacy and for hosting the best alternative and cutting-edge acts on the contemporary music scene. The youthful Stone is known for her unique renditions of soul and R&B classics, but has also emerged as a skillful songwriter. She has collaborated on songs with other artists as diverse as Betty Wright, Portishead's Beth Gibbons, and the Roots. The MIND, BODY & SOUL SESSIONS contains performances by Stone of hits from both of her multi-platinum albums, including her singles "You Had Me," "Super Duper Love," and "Fell in Love With a Boy," a re-working of a song by fellow hipsters the White Stripes. The MIND, BODY & SOUL SESSIONS allows fans to get close to Stone at her best, in a soulful live performance in a special setting.
Official documentary for 6 song mini-album
Hear 'n Aid was a one-time collaboration of various individual hard rock and heavy metal artists in 1985 to raise money for famine relief in Africa. According to Ronnie James Dio's MySpace profile, the project raised $1 million within a year.
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.
Live recording released by Puerto Rican rock band Fiel a la Vega on December 18, 2007. It was recorded at the Ambassador Hotel on March 2007 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds: BBC Four Sessions
Keb' Mo' Sessions at West 54th
A rare look at the inventiveness of the human spirit through reimagining the history of Bluegrass Music from Bill Monroe to today's musicians.
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
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.
The Drifter, Taylor Steele's project showing Rob Machado's Indo adventures, successfully released last year, generated a great amount of surfing footage in perfect waves, like only Indo delivers. These surf sessions featuring Rob Machado and other surfers, have been gathered in Melali, a film halfway between a making of and a complement to The Drifter.
Sessions at West 54th Vol.1
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.
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.
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.
What makes creative people the way they are? Hear from musicians, performers and engineers as they talk to Norman Seeff about creativity.
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.
Tower Sessions features a variety of live performances from both established and upcoming Filipino artists.
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.
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 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.