A Shortcut Through 2016

An immersive retrospective of one of the most turbulent years in history, with political upheavals, worldwide economic meltdowns, racist confrontations, terrorist attacks coupled with threats of religious persecution amid the playing out of the incredibly toxic presidential election and an endless parade of those who left big holes in the fabric of our common culture in 2016. Mixed with the music and sounds of the year

A Shortcut Through 2016 features the American Presidential election, and the various battles for good & evil waged around the world including stops at Standing Rock, Brexit, Mosul, Orlando, Baton Rouge, Oakland, Chicago, Cleveland, Russia, WestWorld and Downton Abbey with music from Agnes Obel, Paul Simon & Nico Segal, Thievery Corporation, Johann Johannsson, Earth, Wind & Fire, Radiohead, Blood Orange, Jim James, Ramid Djawad, The Hamilton Mixtape (K’naan, Snow Tha Product, Reodente), Neil Young, Florence & The Machine, Hans Zimmer, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Kelsey Lu, Was (Not Was, The George Martin Orchestra, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, and more with commentary from Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, David Cameron, Paul Ryan, Barack and Michelle Obama, Chris Hayes, Ben Carson, D.L Hughley, Ice Cube, Cedric The Entertainer, Common, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Stephen Cobert, Conan O’Brien, John Oliver, Spike Lee, George Clooney, James Corden, Whoopie Goldberg, Nancy Pelosi, Bruce Springsteen, Madonna, Elizabeth Hasselbeck, Ben Affleck, Alec Baldwin, Tina Fey, Jon Snow, Richard White, Saginaw Grant, Ray Goulding, The Firesign Theater, Benedict Cumberbatch, LeBron James, William Shatner, Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, Brian & Violet Bochan and tributes to David Bowie, Leonard Cohen, Muhammad Ali, Fidel Castro, Leon Russell, Prince, Bill Nunn, Arnold Palmer, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Alan Young, Bill Cunningham, Paul Kantner, Mose Allison, Ralph Stanley, Noel Neill, Frank Sinatra Jr, George Martin, Greg Lake & Keith Emerson, Maurice White, Earl Hamner Jr, Harper Lee, Nancy Reagan, Toots Thielemans, Lonnie Mack, John Zachele, Bob Elliot, and dedicated to my father Peter J. Bochan (1920-2016)

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