87 min 2010
Directed by Garry Beitel, produced by Barry Lazar (reFrame) and Ravida Din (NFB)
Feature documentary on Montreal-based musical wizard Josh Dolgin a.k.a. Socalled.
“If Woody Allen and Lil Wayne had a lovechild, it would be Josh Dolgin, a.k.a. Socalled, the Montreal-based hip-hop-klezmer-funk musician at the centre of this kaleidoscopic documentary about one man’s incredible creative process.” – Lynne Ferrie, Hot Docs 2010
“a marvelously textured and intriguing portrait of the artist as an almost-young man.” **** (4 stars) – The Gazette’s Bill Brownstein
English version broadcast on Super Channel and Ovation. French version (Socalled, le film) was broadcast on ARTV.
The “Socalled” Movie was awarded the Mike Moskovitz Prize for Best Film on a Jewish Theme by the Jewish Public Library of Montreal
The DVD (with extra scenes) is available through Mongrel Films.