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.
– John Cage
– Leopold Stokowski
Obit will be playing at the Landmark Nuart theater in Los Angeles starting today and going through May 11! In the mean time, check out this great interview on NPR’s Fresh Air.
Bruce Weber and Margalit Fox have written obituaries for thousands of people, ranging from heads of state to the inventor of the Etch-a-Sketch. They are featured in the new documentary Obit.
Great writeup in the New York Times about Obit! You can now catch Obit in select theaters. Head over to their main site to find a screening near you!
The documentary peers over the shoulders of journalists at The New York Times as they decide who merits obituaries and then go about the delicate business of writing them.
– Charlie Parker