Directed by Jim Granato
Pat Spurgeon is a professional musician whose dreams of being in a successful rock ’n’ roll band have come true. But just as his band, Rogue Wave, starts to take off, his kidney starts to fail. “D tour” chronicles the life of a musician with “no back-up plan” as he’s faced with daily dialysis, a grueling tour, and a search for a new kidney. Featuring live performances from Ben Gibbard (Death Cab for Cutie), Nada Surf, Ryan Miller (Guster), John Vanderslice, The Moore Brothers, and Rogue Wave.
Moderator: Richard O'Connell
Moderator Richard O'Connell is the Director of Production at ITVS (Independent Television Service), which is the largest supplier of independently produced programming to public television in the United States. A native of Ireland, he has a diverse background as a producer and director in narrative and documentary film production. Richard worked as a freelance journalist before coming to work at ITVS, and is currently completing a Masters in Film Studies at Exeter University in the UK.