Music Man Murray is a 22-minute documentary about a man, his son, and hundreds of thousands of records. It is shot and directed by Richard Parks.
Winner: Best Short (Chicago International Movies and Music Festival), Marlon Riggs Documentary Award (UC Berkeley), Runner-Up Prize (Boston Jewish Film Festival), Jury Special Mention (Starigrad Plaklenica Film Festival).
Official Selection: Santa Barbara International Film Festival (World Premiere), Don't Knock the Rock Festival (LA Premiere), Documentary Channel (US TV/DVD Premiere), NPR's All Songs Considered (Online Premiere), East Bay International Jewish Film Festival, Chicago International Movies and Music Festival, San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, Zagreb Jewish Film Festival, Berlin Jewish Film Festival, Prescott Film Festival, Boston Jewish Film Festival, Rutgers New Jersey Jewish Film Festival, Reeperbahn Festival, Starigrad Paklenica Film Festival, Michigan City Jewish Film Festival, Minneapolis Jewish Film Festival, Washington Jewish Film Festival, San Louis Obispo Jewish Film Festival, UK Jewish Film Festival, Warsaw Jewish Film Festival, Carrboro Film Festival.
Special screenings presented by: La Blogothèque (Paris, France), The Texas Theater (Dallas, Texas), Temescal Street Cinema (Oakland, California), WFMU Record Fair (NYC).
"Fascinating ... so full of heart and bittersweet sentiment ..." —NPR
"A lovely portrait, tender and funny ..." —Said the Gramophone
"Reminiscent of Werner Herzog’s Cave of Forgotten Dreams ... echoes the great Errol Morris ..." —FANZINE
"Murray's hot sh*t. He can do anything." —Sarah Silverman (actor, 'The Sarah Silverman Program')
"Sarah I will never get to this..."—Louis CK (via Sarah Silverman)