The Ballad of Fred Hersch is an intimate portrait of one of today's foremost jazz pianists. A genre unto himself, Hersch has significantly influenced jazz and a generation of musicians. But his poignant story as an AIDS and coma survivor reveal an unlikely musical journey and an irrepressible American master.
Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.
An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis's actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it.