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Paul McCartney's 9/11 Documentary to Debut on Showtime

'The Love You Make' will follow the singer as he prepares for a benefit concert

July 20, 2011 8:50 AM ET
Paul McCartney makes 9/11 documentary
Paul McCartney
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The Love We Make, a documentary about Paul McCartney's experiences in New York City immediately after 9/11 is set to premiere on Showtime one day before the 10th anniversary of the historic attack. The black and white film is mainly focused on the Beatles legend's work in planning and preparing for the Concert for New York City benefit show six weeks afterward.

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The documentary will feature footage of McCartney rehearsing for the gig along with clips of the singer talking to New Yorkers on the street and cameo appearances from Mick Jagger, David Bowie, Leonardo DiCaprio and Bill Clinton. The film was directed by Albert Maysles, one half of the filmmaking duo that made the Rolling Stones movie Gimme Shelter and the cult classic Grey Gardens.

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