The Beat Goes On
Directed by Randy Kovitz
An inconsolable widower finds the rhythm in his blues.
Grieving widower Earl attempts to overcome the loss of his wife, Katie by delving into his work as a doctor. It takes the persistence of a kind neighbor and the reignition of a musical passion to bring Earl back to life. Randy Kovitz wrote, produced, directed, and starred in this moving picture. His portrait of grief paints a picture of human empathy in the face of hardship.
Randy Kovitz is an award-winning filmmaker whose most recent effort, Lightweight, won the Remi Special Jury Award at the Houston International Film Festival.
As an actor, recent credits include he Netflix series Z – The Beginning of Everything with Christina Ricci, Concussion, with Will Smith; The Fault In Our Stars, with Shailene Woodley and Laura Dern; The Following; and Parks and Recreation. He has also worked behind the camera as a fight and stunt coordinator.
His music and spoken word band LIES LIKE TRUTH played regularly around L.A. from the ’90s though the early 00’s, earning a loyal audience and a number of awards.