Filmmaker and music journalist Cameron Crowe pays tribute to the Seattle-based band's 20th anniversary with interviews and rare concert footage. Pearl Jam Twenty (also known as PJ20) is a American documentary directed by Cameron Crowe about the band Pearl Jam. Preliminary footage was being shot. Pearl Jam Twenty (also known as PJ20) is a live compilation album by American alternative rock band Pearl Jam and is the soundtrack to the film of the same. In Pearl Jam Twenty, Cameron Crowe is able to show the roots of this quintessential rock band. As the movie progressed it is clear that this band has calmed. Drawn from more than 1, hours of rare and never-before-seen footage, and directed by Cameron Crowe, "Pearl Jam Twenty" functions as the definitive portrait. Filmmaker and music journalist Cameron Crowe pays tribute to the Seattle-based band's 20th anniversary with interviews and rare concert footage. Genre. Pearl Jam Twenty is the definitive portrait of Pearl Jam: part concert film, part intimate insider-hang, part testimonial to the power of music and. Pearl Jam Twenty chronicles the first twenty years of the trailblazing Seattle-based grunge band. With a wink towards Pearl Jam's debut album, Ten. Drawn from more than hours of rare and never-before-seen footage, and directed by Cameron Crowe, "Pearl Jam Twenty" functions as the definitive. Deluxe Edition three disc set. Disc 1: Pearl Jam Twenty - The Film The feature-length documentary directed by Cameron Crowe plus bonus.