This is America’s greatest untold story.
— Robert Redford
The film is a feast of musical and educational riches.
— The Hollywood Reporter
“American Epic is more than a music documentary...this is history.”
— Sir Elton John
British documentary director Bernard MacMahon has created something really special in his superb American Epic series. If you are any kind of music fan this is not to be missed.
— London Film Festival review
The American Epic Sessions is a truly one-of-a-kind music documentary, littered with incredibly unique and unforgettable performances throughout. A viewing experience like no other and should be sought out by music fans of all tastes and ages.
— Gigwise
“The film is a love letter to recorded sound, without which we’d never have left the silent film era and an intimate visual portrait of the recording process...a celebration of the honesty, vulnerability and immediacy of recording and the joy of making music.”
— Austin360
“This is one of the coolest things we’ve ever done.”
— Alabama Shakes
It is a wonderful film. Don’t miss it.
— Joe Boyd