MUSIC for FILM by CHRISTOPHER BOWEN
Music for Short Films
WORKING STIFF (2016)
[dir: Sarah Hanssen]
A documentary about cartoonist Robert Friedrich as he attempts to juggle the creation of his webcomic with his dayjob within the demanding New York City court system.
THE OPPORTUNITY (2015)
[dir: Tatia Rosenthal]
"One morning, you discovered you were dust" opens this animated short written by Hanoch Levin. Married to a star-collector who aimed for the sun and failed, a woman deals with the consequences of her man's shattering ego.
HOPE IS FRENCH (2018)
[dir: Chris Mack]
An award-winning comedy set in Paris, city of lights and rain. Polly, an American in Paris, struggles with clogged toilets, heartbreak, STDs, bad therapy, a handgun surprise, mastering the French subjunctive and the police. But there's always Hope. The cat.
[dir: Elan Golod]
Ben is desperate to connect with Talia, an aspiring TV news reporter, who ended their relationship without explanation and refuses further contact. A chance encounter on the street with a fleeing killer makes Ben a hero, a commodity for the news, and now suddenly for Talia as well.
Winner of the 2007 Caméra d'Or
Cannes Film Festival,
Written by Shira Geffen and directed by her husband, Etgar Keret, Jellyfish is a richly imaginative portrait of three very different women emotionally adrift in Tel Aviv.
This release of the score includes outtakes and other reworkings of the themes used in the film.
Nominated for Best Animated Feature
2009 Annie Awards
Directed by Tatia Rosenthal and based on the short stories of Etgar Keret, this stop-motion animated film centers around residents of an apartment complex in Sydney looking for meaning in their lives. It features the voices of Geoffrey Rush and Anthony LaPaglia.
A portrait of the first female film director, Alice Guy-Blache. Her story is told entirely using footage of her films. In this sensitively edited portrait, we also hear the voice of Alice Guy as she narrates her meditations on the art form and being a woman of the time. Directed by Daniela Abke.