In 1991, a young musician named Jeff Buckley rehearses for his public singing debut at a Brooklyn tribute show for his father, the late folk singer Tim Buckley. Struggling with the legacy of a man he barely knew, Jeff finds solace in a relationship with a young woman working at the show. While they discover each other, the film also explores Tim’s 1960s heyday, as he drives cross-country with a girlfriend and finds himself. < Greetings from Tim Buckley > is a poignant portrait of a father and son who were each among the most beloved singer-songwriters of their respective generations.
Dan Algrant attended Harvard University where he studied the sociology and psychology of american religion, then followed that with an MFA at Columbia University’s film division. His earlier films were Naked In New York and People I Know. Both films premiered at the Sundance film festival. Dan has also directed the documentary Anything For Jazz about piano legend Jaki Byard. Greetings from Tim Buckley is Dan Algrant's third feature film.