A search for the reason why the ukulele has made such a huge surge in popularity all around the world.
The Mighty Uke - The Amazing Comeback of a Musical Underdog captures director Tony Coleman and producer Margaret Meagher two-year globe-trotting attempt to discover why so many people of different nations, cultures, ages and musical tastes are turning to the ukulele to express themselves, and to connect with each other. This fascinating documentary is packed with music and includes performances from many artists, including Jake Shimabukuro. An official selection of several prestigious film festivals, it's been featured on National Public Radio, Canada's National Radio Network, as well as in broadcast and print media throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. The DVD is packed with bonus features, including ten additional short films about the ukulele, and a lesson with virtuoso and educator James Hill.