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Lee Ranaldo documentary to be released

A new film about guitarist Lee Ranaldo coming out in December

A new film about Sonic Youth guitarist Lee Ranaldo is set to be released this December. Directed by Arnaud Maguet and produced by the French group Hifiklub, In Doubt, Shadow Him! was shot in New York and sees contributions from an assortment of musicians and artists including Dan Graham, Phill Niblock, John Giorno, Don Fleming, Ikue Mori, Nels Cline, Alan Licht and more. The film features an original soundtrack recorded by Ranaldo and Hifiklub at the Sonic Youth studio. For Hifiklub and Maguet, In Doubt, Shadow Him! is a follow-up to their 2012 docufilm collaboration with R Stevie Moore, I Am A Genius (And There's Nothing I Can Do About It).