Joseph Patel

Joseph Patel

Joseph Patel is an Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker, working as a producer, director and writer. He recently produced the feature “Summer Of Soul (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised)”, directed by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson. The film won the 2021 Oscar for Best Documentary Film, as well as multiple other awards (BAFTA, Peabody, Grammy, Independent Spirit, PGA, Critics Choice, Grammy, Sundance Grand Jury & Audience Award).

Joseph began his career as a music and culture journalist based in California. He later produced and directed television, short films and digital content for MTV, Vice Media, The Fader and Vevo. Joseph is the producer of an upcoming documentary on Sly & The Family Stone, with Questlove; and director on a documentary on J Dilla, based on the book “Dilla Time” by Dan Charnas. Joseph lives in Brooklyn with his wife and dog.

Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Joseph Patel

Jun 32023

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