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Sunday, October 23 at 2 p.m. – PBS Arts from Seattle: Pearl Jam Twenty

(Rochester, NY) – Cameron Crowe’s Pearl Jam Twenty, from the award-winning American Masters is the second installation of the PBS Arts Fall Festival, a multi-platform event, featuring nine programs with a range of artists and performances from around the country, inviting every American into the world of music, theater, dance, art and cultural history. PBS Arts from Seattle: Pearl Jam Twenty airs Sunday, October 23 at 2 p.m. on WXXI-TV/HD (DT21.1/cable 1011 and 11).

Carved from more than 1,200 hours of rarely and never-before-seen footage, plus 24 hours of recently shot interview and live footage, American Masters:Pearl Jam Twenty is the definitive portrait of Pearl Jam as told by award-winning director and music journalist Cameron Crowe. The film’s broadcast premiere coincides with Pearl Jam’s yearlong celebration of its 20th anniversary. PBS member station KCTS Seattle has also created a mini-documentary about today’s Seattle arts scene to air during the broadcast.

As part of its anniversary celebration, Pearl Jam started off the year with the release of a new live compilation album, Live on Ten Legs, followed by the expanded reissues of Vs. and Vitalogy in March. Things kicked into high gear in September with the Anniversary Weekend Concert on Labor Day weekend, followed by the release of this film by Cameron Crowe. It is accompanied by a  book and soundtrack album. For the latest Pearl Jam happenings, visit www.pearljam.com.

Pictured: Pearl Jam (l to r): Matt Cameron, Eddie Vedder, Jeff Ament, Mike McCready, and Stone Gossard.
Credit: Courtesy of Danny Clinch

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