DENIAL | 2016 | Composer

ITVS Feature Documentary | Directed by Derek Hallquist and Anoosh Tertzakian

DENIAL follows the story of Christine Hallquist, first Transgender Candidate for Governor, seen through the lens of her filmmaker son Derek, to whom she has granted intimate access for nearly 15 years.

Much like the film itself, Denial's score tells two stories at once, each represented by disparate musical elements.  One story is technological, political and complicated.  The other is deeply personal and emotionally charged.  By the end of the film, these two stories and their musical counterparts are woven into one.  Denial premiered at Los Angeles Film Festival in 2016 and continues to bring laughter and tears to audiences on the festival circuit. 

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