"Paul McCartney: The Love We Make"
Paul McCartney was in New York City on Sept. 11, 2001, and was deeply moved by the tragic events of that day. He wanted to make a difference and give something back to those who were most affected by the attacks. To honor the fire, police and emergency medical personnel who lost their lives that day and to help their families, McCartney organized the Concert for New York City. He brought together some of the biggest names in rock music and many celebrities to add their support and live performances.
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The first part of the documentary captures McCartney as he travels around New York City meeting various people while promoting the event. The second half features concert and backstage footage of the former Beatle as well as other performers, including David Bowie, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Billy Joel, Jay-Z, Bon Jovi and James Taylor.
"Bobby Fischer Against the World"
In her fascinating documentary, filmmaker Liz Garbus has done a great job of capturing the times of the early 1970s and giving viewers a history of chess genius Bobby Fischer. He made world headlines during the Cold War when he defeated Russian chess master Boris Spassky. Fischer's life fell apart after his victory. The many interviews in this film give us a small glimpse into the life and genius of Bobby Fischer.
"Michael Feinstein: The Sinatra Legacy"
Michael Feinstein is a wonderful performer who has been nominated for five Grammy Awards. This terrific concert was filmed at the Palladium in Carmel, Ind. Feinstein, backed by a 32-piece orchestra, guides music lovers through the songs of Frank Sinatra and provides great stories to go along with the music. Among the featured songs are "Fly Me to the Moon," "There'll Be Some Changes Made," "For Once in My Life" and "New York, New York."
"Chicago: Picture Perfect in High Definition"
Even those of us who where born and raised in Chicago have not necessarily taken the time to see many of the sights that the city has to offer. Shot in high-definition, this program reflects what makes the city and its people special. All the highlights are here -- Willis Tower, Lake Shore Drive, Navy Pier, Buckingham Fountain and more.
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