For National Pet Day, we’re taking a look at a few recent and classic films featuring beloved pets from all walks of life! From Turkish street cats to a Florida family pet to a Hollywood stunt dog, you’ll either be mesmerized or have some good laughs. Featuring highly-listenable scores from Kira Fontana, Theodore Shapiro and Jeff Cardoni, these soundtracks released by Lakeshore Records are great for repeat listening. Keep reading for film and soundtrack purchase links, plus movie trailers!
The acclaimed documentaries Kedi and City of Ghosts are up for the 2017 Cinema Eye Honors Award. There’s still time to show your support by casting your vote for the Audience Choice award now at Cinema Eye online. Winners will be announced January 11, 2018. More about the films and soundtracks below.
Lakeshore Records will release the soundtrack to Kedi, the Turkish street cat documentary! The album features sore by original music by Kira Fontana. The soundtrack will be released digitally November 10, 2017. More soundtrack details coming soon. The “third-highest-grossing foreign-language documentary ever (behind 2010’s Babies and Wim Wenders’ dance documentary Pina)” (Variety) , Kedi premiered on YouTube Red earlier this year.
Part wildlife documentary, part urban love letter. Kedi may only be a slender 79 minutes long, but it’s a lyrical and surprising philosophical tribute to the therapeutic power of pets. – Jimi Famurewa, Empire
Oscilloscope presents KEDI, back in select theaters October 29, on YouTube RED now and coming to iTunes on November 10 (pre-order).