National PBS Premiere Tuesday, July 7th at 10 p.m. -check your local listings (http://www.pbs.org/pov/tvschedule.php)
LIFE. SUPPORT. MUSIC.
by Eric Daniel Metzgar
In 2004, Jason Crigler's life was taking off. He was one of New York's hottest young guitarists, his new CD was due for release and his wife, Monica, was pregnant with their first child. Then, at a gig in Manhattan, Jason suffered a near-fatal brain hemorrhage. His doctors doubted he would ever emerge from his near-vegetative state. The astonishing journey that followed, documented by friend and filmmaker Eric Daniel Metzgar (The Chances of the World Changing, P.O.V. 2007), is a stirring family saga and a portrait of creative struggle in the face of overwhelming tragedy.
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