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Paul Williams: Still Alive


With Paul Williams in person

Dir. Stephen Kessler. 2011, 87 mins. Digital projection. With Paul Williams, Robert Blake, Karen Carpenter, Johnny Carson. Kessler set out to make a documentary about his childhood idol, whom he assumed was dead. Instead, he found Williams very much alive. Also not according to plan, Williams coaxed Kessler from behind the camera to become a part of the story. Paul Williams: Still Alive is both a rollicking pop-culture flashback filled with great performance clips and the humorous story of an awkward documentarian and his reluctant—and reflective—subject.

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