This American Life
Season OneDVD - 2008
Join host Ira Glass and his company, as they bring a different theme to life each week, in the format of the popular Chicago radio show by the same name. Reality check: We hear the stories of three people who hatched plans to make their dreams come true, only to be brought back to reality by unpleasant outcomes. Growth spurt: Introduces the viewer to three people who simply will themselves to the next stage of their lives, with mixed results. The Cameraman: Introduces us to a young filmmaker who sets out to expose his alcoholic step-father, but instead creates a portrait of a flawed family; and animator Christopher Ward creates a piece about the perils of watching life explode from the safe distance of a camera lens. God's close-up: Reveals stories where the faithful and not-so-faithful cross paths, trying to closer to God through pictures. My way: Explores the cost of stubbornness among four subjects. Pandora's box: Brings three stories of the unexpected consequences of trying new things.
Publisher: [United States] : Showtime Entertainment : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, c2008
Branch Call Number: DVD
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (168 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: This American life (Television program)