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Leonard Cohen: I’m Your Man

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Leonard Cohen: I’m Your Man

“…the portrait of Cohen that emerges is a fascinating one.” (San Jose Mercury News)

“Cohen is clearly a songwriter’s songwriter, and the resulting movie brims with an infectious passion for the man’s melodies and sardonic wit.” (BBC.com

Some songwriters “pass through philosophies and selves as if through the stations of the cross,” wrote essayist Pico Iyer. “With Cohen, one feels he knew who he was and where he was going from the beginning, and only digs deeper, deeper, deeper.” Lian Lunson (Sing Me the Songs That Say I Love You: A Concert for Kate McGarrigle) interviews Cohen, who died last November, about his life and times, and presents plenty of music: covers by Nick Cave, Rufus Wainwright, and others—and a don’t-miss performance by the celebrated troubadour himself along with U2, filmed specifically for this documentary in May 2005.

Tickets: $8 (members), $13 (nonmembers)

This film is part of the Sounds of Summer 2017: Music Films, Old and New series.

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