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Alex Gibney completes Paul Simon documentary

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Source: Jigsaw Productions

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Alex Gibney has completed the three-year production of In Restless Dreams: The Music Of Paul Simon, a documentary about the career of singer-songwriter Paul Simon for Jigsaw Productions, Closer Media and Anonymous Content.

The film is expected to land a world premiere slot on the fall festival circuit and charts Simon’s career from the days of Simon & Garfunkel to the solo triumphs of Graceland and Rhythm Of The Saints.

It also follows Simon while he recorded his latest album ‘Seven Psalms’, wrestling with issues of faith and mortality during the pandemic while also dealing with hearing loss.

Closer Media and Anonymous Content co-financed In Restless Dreams which is produced by Gibney, Erin Edeiken, David Rahtz and Svetlana Zill.

Executive producers are Jeff Kramer, Stacey Offman, Richard Perello, and Kristen Vaurio, Zhang Xin, William Horberg, Joey Marra, and Bob Xu for Closer Media, and Nick Shumaker, Jessica Grimshaw, and David Levine for Anonymous Content.

“In early 2021 amid the pandemic, Paul invited me to film him while he was making his most recent album, ‘Seven Psalms’,” said Gibney.

“Paul was losing his hearing in one ear, and it was a devastating time. The emotional core of the story is his struggles in making this album about faith and They also partnered on Elon Musk documentary

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Taxi To The Dark Side, Enron: The Smartest Guys In The Room, and Going Clear: Scientology And The Prison Of Belief,Altitude, UTA Independent Film Group, and AC Independent are jointly represent global rights. UTA also represents Gibney and Jigsaw Productions.

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