The episode on Berry follows an intimate look at Pope Francis.
The film has its TV premiere on July 27 as part of PBS' American Masters series
Chuck Berry’s episode is set to air on July 27.
The film includes contributions from Eric Clapton, Carlos Santana, Gary Clark Jr., John Mayer, and Kingfish, as well as Guy himself.
Artists featured include Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age, Lars Ulrich from Metallica, and more.
The documentary was directed by Melissa Haizlip, niece of ‘Soul!’ host Ellis Haizlip.
The film explores the remarkable life and career of the singer-songwriter and boasts archival and new interviews with Lynn, alongside classic performances.
PBS’ 40th annual July 4th presentation will feature new performances, captured remotely at iconic locations around the country.
The show is due to air tonight (1 June) on most PBS stations in the US.
Ron Weisner says “everybody wanted to participate” when he floated the idea of the compilation.
The film about the life, work and legacy of the jazz master debuted at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival last year, and had a brief run in theatres.
Master storyteller and American documentarian Ken Burns is helming a new docu-series about country music coming to PBS this September.
“Unlike Michael Wadleigh’s classic 1970 documentary, our film turns the cameras around, into the audience”, said American Experience executive producer Mark Samels.
Patsy Cline’s legacy will be captured on a DVD, When Patsy Cline Was… Crazy, that includes the PBS documentary along with exclusive bonus material.
American TV network PBS are scheduled to screen The Beatles documentary 'Sgt Pepper's Musical Revolution' on 3 June 2017, presented by Howard Goodall