The Date: June 15
The Movie: Beautiful Dreamer: Brian Wilson and the Story of Smile (2004)
What Is It?: David Leaf’s triumphant documentary traces the long and troubled history of Brian Wilson’s abandoned masterpiece SMiLE. Wilson overcomes the odds of his own mental issues and his Beach Boy band mates to finish the project with the help of Darian Sahanaja and the Wondermints.
Why Today?: Today is National Smile Power Day.