Kurt has remastered his documentary “Dear Zachary“, its epilogue, and its bonus features for HD, converting the original standard definition elements to HD shot-by-shot, while remixing the film in 5.1 surround, so that it now looks and sounds as originally intended on today’s platforms. A 10th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Blu-ray and DVD with special artwork and packaging is available only …
“Dear Zachary” Soundtrack Album Now Available on CD, iTunes
The soundtrack album of Kurt Kuenne’s orchestral score for Dear Zachary, nominated for Best Documentary Score of 2008 by the International Film Music Critics Association, is now available on CD (from CD Baby), iTunes, Amazon MP3 and Google Play. Click the name of each service to find it in your preferred format – and click HERE to listen to sample …
B&W Director’s Cut of “Shuffle” now streaming worldwide on Indieflix
Indieflix is now offering worldwide* streaming of the black & white director’s cut of Kurt Kuenne’s 2011 film Shuffle, while also offering worldwide streaming of his films Dear Zachary and Drive-In Movie Memories. Check them out with a free trial Indieflix subscription HERE. (*except UK, S. Korea, China and Latin America)
Indiewire names “Dear Zachary” one of the great docs overlooked by Oscar
Indiewire’s Playlist this week named Dear Zachary one of “10 Great Documentaries That Weren’t Nominated For An Oscar.”
Zachary’s Law marks 3 year anniversary
Three years ago today, Zachary’s Bill (C-464) became law in Canada, amending the bail code; in its honor, here again is the epilogue to Dear Zachary, the story of how it all happened. Thank you to MP Scott Andrews and then-Senator Tommy Banks for your tireless efforts which made this happen — and Happy Holidays to all.
BuzzFeed names “Dear Zachary” one of 25 docs that will make you cry uncontrollably
BuzzFeed this week named Dear Zachary # 13 on their list of “25 Documentaries That Will Make You Cry Uncontrollably.”
Kurt on The Home Movie Legacy Project podcast
Click here to listen to a new podcast interview with Kurt for The Home Movie Legacy Project, hosted by Rhonda Vigeant of Pro8mm (the best Super 8mm film house in the U.S., where all of the 8mm footage for Dear Zachary and Drive-In Movie Memories was transferred).
“Validation” benefactor Launa Boston passes away
We are saddened to report the passing of Launa Boston of Lee’s Summit, MO, a benefactor of Kurt’s work who made the short film Validation possible. Launa saw Kurt’s short film Rent-A-Person at a film festival, listened to his Q&A, and based on nothing more than that, contacted him to say she’d like to help pay for his next short film, knowing …
“Dear Zachary” returns to Netflix streaming
After a brief absence, Dear Zachary has returned to Netflix instant streaming for another 2 years. Watch it here.
Ondi Timoner interviews Kurt for “BYOD: Bring Your Own Doc”
Kurt was interviewed yesterday about his documentary films Dear Zachary and Drive-In Movie Memories by two-time Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winner Ondi Timoner on her web show “BYOD: Bring Your Own Doc”. Watch the interview here.
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