Mark your calendars today. “SCORE: A Film Music Documentary,” featuring Kalamazoo College Psychology Professor Siu-Lan Tan among its interviewees, is coming Sept. 22-28 to Celebration! Cinema Crossroads in Portage. Two showings, one at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 23 and one at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 24, will include question-and-answer sessions with Dr. Tan. Kalamazoo Film Society President Mike Marchak will host the Q&A’s.
Tickets for the shows with Q&A’s are available here for Sept. 23 and here for Sept. 24. Tickets and show times for Sept. 22 and Sept. 25-28 are available by entering the date you would like to attend here. Online ticket purchases are recommended, especially for weekend shows because they could sell out.
“SCORE: A Film Music Documentary,” a New York Times Critic’s Pick, explores how music brings magic to movies. The film, rated 92 percent fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, is a ground-breaking documentary as the first film to focus on film music with this breadth, with more than 50 Hollywood composers, directors, studio executives and others. It also features more than 30 iconic movie moments from Hollywood films.
Dr. Tan’s interview was filmed at Dalton Theatre as the film crew visited from Los Angeles. Other interviewees include Hans Zimmer, James Cameron, Danny Elfman, Quincy Jones, Randy Newman, Rachel Portman, Alexandre Desplat, Bear McCreary, Trent Reznor, Moby and 40 others.