Joe's Violin

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The Groove Is Not Trivial
Sequoia 2 Sun, Oct 9, 2016 5:45 PM
Master fiddler Alasdair Fraser has worked for years to revive Scottish cultural traditions through his multi-generational music camps. This freewheeling, joyful, and inspiring documentary invites us to join his “unruly, rabble-rousing anarchistic” musical community. PRECEDED BY JOE'S VIOLIN US 2016, 24 min Director Kahane Cooperman
The Groove Is Not Trivial
Rafael 3 Mon, Oct 10, 2016 6:15 PM
Master fiddler Alasdair Fraser has worked for years to revive Scottish cultural traditions through his multi-generational music camps. This freewheeling, joyful, and inspiring documentary invites us to join his “unruly, rabble-rousing anarchistic” musical community. PRECEDED BY JOE'S VIOLIN US 2016, 24 min Director Kahane Cooperman
Film Info
Country:US
Year:2016
Running Time:24 min.

Description

In this heartwarming short documentary, one violin changes the lives of a 91-year-old Holocaust survivor and a talented 12-year-old girl.

Additional Information

Kahane Cooperman is a documentary filmmaker and television producer. In addition to Joe’s Violin, she was most recently the Executive Producer / Showrunner of The New Yorker Presents, currently streaming on Amazon Prime Video. Prior to this role, she was Co-Executive Producer of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Originally hired for her documentary background, she was with the Daily Show from its inception in 1996, starting out as a field producer before becoming Senior Producer, Supervising Producer and then Co-Executive Producer from 2005-2015. For her work at the show, she received eleven Primetime Emmy awards and two Peabody awards. Kahane began her documentary career at Maysles Films in NYC. She has produced and directed several documentaries including Cool Water, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and Making Dazed about Richard Linklater’s Dazed and Confused, which was broadcast on AMC and acquired by the Criterion Collection. Kahane also produced the feature doc Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madam, directed by Nick Broomfield. Kahane has an MFA in Film from Columbia University.