By |2015-01-16T17:58:46-08:00February 5, 2008|Documentaries|

ED PARK • I. Has anyone seen/heard of I Met the Walrus? It's nominated for an Oscar, for Best Animated Short Film.In 1969, a 14-year-old Beatle fanatic named Jerry Levitan, armed with a reel-to-reel tape deck, snuck into John Lennon's hotel room in Toronto and convinced John to do an interview. This was in the midst of Lennon's "bed-in" phase, during which John and Yoko were staying in hotel beds in an effort to promote peace. 38 years later, Jerry has produced a film about it. Using the original interview recording as the soundtrack, director Josh Raskin has woven a visual narrative [...]