Music Man Murray ("like" the film on Facebook) is a 22-minute documentary portrait of Murray Gershenz, 88, as he struggles to sell the hundreds of thousands of records in his Los Angeles store. Richard Parks (director) is a filmmaker and writer in California.
"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')
Winner: Best Short (Chicago International Movies and Music Festival), Marlon Riggs Documentary Award (UC Berkeley).
Official Selection: Santa Barbara International Film Festival, 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, Temescal Street Cinema, La Blogothèque.