• Director

    Gerald Tamaner, Gordon Quinn

  • USA 1968. 66min

  • Digital

This early piece from Kartemquin Films (the company behind Hoop Dreams and Minding the Gap) is an impressive slice of cinema verité that captures nuns approaching strangers on the streets of Chicago to ask them if they’re happy. Rarely seen on the big screen, Tamaner and Quinn’s disarmingly simple documentary is bolstered by Glass’s distinctive organ music – his first film credit.It’s the perfect accompaniment to the nuns’ quest.

+ Four American Composers: Philip Glass

  • Director

    Peter Greenaway

  • Channel 4 1983. 55min

  • Digital

Peter Greenaway’s TV doc features Glass in conversation and his ensemble playing some of the composer’s early works.