The John Drew Theater at Guild Hall Red Carpet Film Series: The Love We Make
Talkback to follow with filmmaker Albert Maysles, moderator Michelle Murphy Strada, and special guests
Directed by Albert Maysles and Bradley Kaplan, THE LOVE WE MAKE follows Paul McCartney through the streets of New York City in the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 attacks as he organizes an all-star benefit concert: The Concert for New York City. On the morning of September 11, 2001 McCartney was in a plane on the tarmac, about to leave NYC when the attacks occurred. Grounded, he returned to the city and witnessed first-hand the shock and devastation that overtook New York. Directors Maysles and Kaplan capture McCartney rehearsing with his band for the concert and connecting with New Yorkers on the streets. The film features performances from the concert with unparalleled access backstage to McCartney and luminaries including: David Bowie, Steve Buscemi, Eric Clapton, President Bill Clinton, Sheryl Crow, Leonardo DiCaprio, Harrison Ford, Mick Jagger, Jay Z, Billy Joel, Elton John, Stella McCartney, Governor George Pataki, Keith Richards, James Taylor, Pete Townshend, and many more.