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Alice: At Home with Alice Parker

Alice Parker (b. 1925), Alice Parker is a composer of choral music living in a small village in the Western mountains of Massachusetts. Her career that spans over seventy years initially having found prominence as Robert Shaw’s protégé and then as a choral composer with strong collaborators, such as Archibald McLeish and Eudora Welty, or subjects whose strength lies in their emotional intensity or commitment to social justice, such as Emily Dickinson or Martin Luther King. Alice’s musical reach is extensive and inclusive, from songs for children and church hymns to the cathedral and concert hall. In “Alice,” the documentary film, Alice Parker collaborates with Eduardo Montes-Bradley in a series of intimate conversations that illuminate her artistic achievements.

“Alice” was produced by Heritage Film Project in association with Melodious Accord. HD | 30 mins. English. Producer Soledad LIENDO Directed by Eduardo MONTES-BRADLEY.

  • Eduardo Montes-Bradley
    Julian Bond
  • Eduardo Montes-Bradley
    White: A Season in the Life of John Borden Evans
  • Soledad Liendo
    White: A Season in the Life of John Borden Evans
  • Alice Parker
    Key Cast
    "Alice Parker"
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    Biographical, Music, Art, Choral, Composer, Conductor
  • Runtime:
    30 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    September 8, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    85,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Mystic Film Festival
    Mystic, CT
    United States
    October 24, 2021
    Grand Jury Prize Best Documentary Short
Distribution Information
  • Heritage Film Project
    Country: United States
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Eduardo Montes-Bradley

Eduardo Montes-Bradley creates biographical movies with a transcendent documentary style. His films are available in public and academic libraries through Kanopy Streaming and Alexander Street Press while also enjoying a strong presence in film festivals, social media, and public television. Montes-Bradley’s documentary films, and photographic exhibits, have been awarded national and international distinctions. He is a published author with Random House and Sperling & Kupfer, and a frequent contributor in newspapers and magazines. He lives with his wife, producer Soledad Liendo and their three children in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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