Iconoclasts Season 2 (Sundance Channel)

Iconoclasts, broadcast for 6 critically acclaimed seasons on SundanceTV, has featured an unprecedented roster of contemporary innovators, celebrating the best in art, cinema, music, cuisine, sports and philanthropy. Every half-hour episode of Iconoclasts pairs two creative visionaries from different fields in an intimate setting allowing them to discuss their lives, influences, passions and creative processes.  These interactions allow the viewer extraordinary access to the unpredictable exchanges between these two icons that reveal each participants life’s work and the alchemy of their different fields.

Dave Chappelle COMEDIAN + POET Maya Angelou
In this episode, comedian Dave Chappelle and poet Maya Angelou spend a day together at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where they discuss how poetry and comedy can bridge both genders and generations.

Paul Simon MUSICIAN + PRODUCER
Lorne Michaels In this episode from Season 2, legendary musician Paul Simon and long-time friend and "Saturday Night Live" executive producer Lorne Michaels reminisce about the early days of SNL and discuss music, comedy and show business.  The pair also explores New York's theatre district and visits once of their favorite restaurants.

Eddie Vedder ROCKER + SURFER Laird Hamilton
This episode from Season 2 brings musician and Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder together with big-wave surfer Laird Hamilton to talk about life, art and nature as they experience the awe-inspiring sights and sports of Maui.  The discussion continues backstage at a Pearl Jam concert in Santa Barbara.

Mikhail Baryshnikov DANCER + CHEF Alice Waters
This episode from Season 2 features dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov and chef Alice Waters, who share their philosophies of art, food, teaching and community with visits to New York's Baryshnikov Arts Center, the Edible Schoolyard Project in Berkeley, California and at a dinner at Waters's legendary restaurant Chez Panisse.

Quentin Tarantino FILMMAKER + MUSICIAN Fiona Apple
Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino and musician Fiona Apple talk about movies and music.

Isabella Rossellini ACTRESS + INVENTOR Dean Kamen
In this episode, actress/filmmaker Isabella Rossellini and inventor/scientist/entrepreneur Dean Kamen discuss approaches to helping others as they try out innovative devices under development at Kamen’s research labs in New Hampshire. Later, Rossellini tours New York with a seeing-eye dog she is training.

Credits

Directed by
Joe Berlinger
Bruce Sinofsky
Producers
Sidney Beaumont 
Christine Walters
Michael Bonfiglio 
Marcella Steingart 
Editors 
Joshua Pearson 
Eric Bruggermann
Dan Katz
Ron Patane
Executive Producers 
Robert Redford
Jon Kamen 
Frank Scherma 
Justin Wilkes
Joe Berlinger
Directors of Photography 
Bob Richman 
Vic Losick
Paul Bozymowski