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American Music

film: The journey in the film's title is his, according to Vancouver Courier. The film follows him as he travels across the United States in search of the music that encapsulates not only America's history but also the way the country's geography shaped and bended the music in ways not possible anywhere else. As this feel-good portrait of American music prepares to hit its last notes, there's a glorious aerial scene of the Statue of Liberty, a proud and boastful symbol of a country that has not only welcomed immigrants, but prospered because of them.article continues below Trending Stories John Coupar joins field of three NPA mayoral hopefuls Found mortar triggers larger search at North Vancouver rifle range Will Wai Young scuttle the NPA's mission to win back city hall Greater Vancouver home prices to drop 21 per cent by 2019 analysis That scene fades into a concert by Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Aloe Blacc. Blacc is the California-born son of Panamanian immigrants. In this political environment, the Statue of Liberty is nothing but a kitschy tourist attraction. The closing shot before the credits is of him performing live in front of the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. Washington, right now, is consumed by tweets about walls that keep people out and legislation that sends young dreamers packing. ( As reported in the news.