Ron Mann

Ron Mann – Imagine the Sound (1981)

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This award-winning film is an art exposition brought to life. In paying tribute to the seveteran jazz pioneers, it adds an important chapter to the history of the jazz documentary and Paul Bley. Called the “The jazz film” by Canada’s The Globe and Mail and compared to The Last Waltz, Imagine the Sound is an exuberant profile of four legendary figures associated with the jazz avant-garde of the sixties–Cecil Taylor, Archie Shepp, Bill Dixon Read More »

Ron Mann – Go Further (2003)

GO FURTHER is a documentary that charts the progress of an environmental activism bus tour from Seattle to Santa Barbara, led by actor Woody Harrelson. In a biofuel bus burning hempseed oil as gas, painted with scenic and symbolic murals depicting the tour’s goals, Harrelson and his crew of eclectic environmentalists–a yoga instructor, a raw foods chef, an organic living neophyte–set out to educate people about Simple Organic Living (SOL), calling their trek the SOL Tour. While some of the SOL Tour’s participants ride in the bus, others bike alongside it. Read More »