Jazz sax pioneer Steve Lacy shares the inspirations and influences that drove him to become one of the greatest soprano saxophonists of all time. Lacy discusses his heroes, including Sidney Bechet, John Coltrane, Cecil Taylor, Gil Evans and Thelonious Monk, and the film features performance footage of all of these sax masters. Onstage, Lacy performs with Irene Aebi, Steve Potts, Bobby Few, Jean-Jacques Avenel and Oliver Johnson.
Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians he leads his Army across the then known world venturing further than any Westerner had ever gone all the way to India.
In 9th century China, a corrupt government wages war against a rebel army called the Flying Daggers. A romantic warrior breaks a beautiful rebel out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem.
In year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age, two emerging nations begin to clash. Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy.