Sweet Old Song (#1506)
"Sweet Old Song" celebrates the romance between two African-American artists: a 92-year-old fiddler from rural Tennessee and a 61-year-old visual artist from Boston. Howard "Louie Bluie" Armstrong has been performing music for more than 80 years and, since the early 1980s, has been collaborating on art and music projects with Barbara Ward, a fabric artist, percussionist and former dancer. The film charts a journey of celebration and sadness as they take on life's challenges with humor, grace and feisty stubbornness. [56 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
"56 Up" is the eighth film in a series of landmark documentaries that began 49 years ago when UK-based Granada's... 01:31
Find out more at ??www.pbs.org "Up Heartbreak Hill" will air July 26, 2012 on PBS. Check local listings. A... 03:14
Find out more at ??www.pbs.org "The Light in Her Eyes" will air July 19, 2012 on PBS. Check local listings. A... 03:15
Find out more at ?www.pbs.org "Guilty Pleasures" will air July 12, 2012 on PBS. Check local listings. A... 02:49
Find out more at www.pbs.org "The City Dark" will air July 5, 2012 on PBS. Check local listings. A documentary film... 02:39
- Watch more video from this program »
Series Description: P.O.V. presents an array of groundbreaking and distinctive perspectives on contemporary life as chronicled by some of America' s and Europe's most visionary non-fiction filmmakers.
All Upcoming Episodes
There are no broadcasts currently planned. Please check back for future broadcast dates.