Recent Talkback About Independent Lens

Posted on January 20, 2010

From Stephen Walker's critical and box office smash Young@Heart to an in-depth look behind the creative and commercial value of musical sampling, this season Independent Lens is rolling out a powerful selection of films that cover a wide range of issues related to the music industry. Check out some of the recent Talkback from viewers about films airing this month. 

"I watched the documentary, Young@Heart, last week and was quite moved. The director has given a great gift to the people of North Hampton and around the world."
Posted by: Roger Millnitz on January 17, 2010 

"I am 51 and hope I have the vitality that these individuals do when I get up there in years. The one song that gets me every time is Fred's tribute to Bob, 'Fix You.' It moves me every time."
Posted by: Gail on January 17, 2010 

"I am in my 70s and I loved this film. The segment where the group did a concert for the jail inmates young enough to be their grandchildren was just so touching to me that it brought tears to my eyes..."
Posted by: Christina on January 18, 2010 

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Copyright Criminals 
"Amazing. The first documentary I have ever wanted to see a tracklist for." Posted by: Don on January 19, 2010 "The show was thought provoking, insightful, well researched, but unfortunately too short. I wish this show had been AT LEAST an hour and a half (I could have watched a 3-hour version). This edition of Independent Lens is what 99% of television is missing- individuality and intelligent reflection on modern music and art."
Posted by: Zephyr on January 20, 201

 "Why would copyright holders want to, in effect, tax this art form out of existence? They should look at creating rules that allow copyright holders to opt out or in and establish rules that create a creative pie that is sliced in an agreed manner and that divides up the profits from a record between sampling producer and talent, on the one hand, and sampled copyright holders, on the other..."
Posted by: Gwain52 on January 20, 2010 

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