Joel Goodman is an Emmy-winning composer who has scored over 125 films that have received 4 Oscar nominations, 15 Emmy awards and over 25 Emmy nominations. He has collaborated with an impressive array of distinguished directors and producers including Wong Kar-wei, Neil LaBute, Kevin Spacey, Albert Maysles, Andrew Jarecki, Barbara Kopple, Rachel Grady, Oren Jacoby, Irene Taylor Brodsky, Marshall Curry, Sebastian Junger and Fisher Stevens.

“I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas.
I’m frightened of the old ones.”

– John Cage

“A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.”

– Leopold Stokowski

Tonight’s the night! Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah is one of 5 films nominated for Best Documentary – Short Subject. I’m very proud to have worked with all these talented people on this wonderful film. Congrats to all – Adam Benzine, Tiffany B, Kimberley Anwen Warner, Kelsey Lynn, Lindsey Love, Alex Ordanis. You can listen to some of the music I wrote for this filmscore at the link below.

Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah | Joel Goodman

Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah explores the arduous 12-year journey that led to the creation of one of the most important films of our time. Coinciding with the 30th anniversary of the release of Shoah — Claude Lanzmann’s nine-and-a-half-hour examination of the Holocaust of European Jews — t…

Here’s the official trailer for Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah. I scored this film last year and it has received some outstanding notices since then. Very excited for this Oscar Nominated film, which will be on HBO May 2nd.(btw, the trailer uses music from the film’s score, which is a very rare practice).

Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah – Extended Promo (HBO Documentary Films)

Subscribe to the HBO Docs YouTube: Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah premieres May 2, only on HBO. HBO Docs on Facebook: https://…

This Wednesday, January 27th, marks the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. In honor of the event, the Museum of Tolerance will be screening Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah in Los Angeles. If you are around, I highly recommend you check out this film!

International Holocaust Remembrance Day – Museum of Tolerance | Los Angeles, CA

Marking the 30th anniversary of Shoah’s 1985 release, as well as the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, the 40-minute short documentary Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah tells the story of the French filmmaker and investigative journalist’s more than decade-long challenge to create hi…

“Music is your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom. If you don’t live it, it won’t come out of your horn.”

– Charlie Parker

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