'Bronx Obama' tells the story of New Yorker Louis Ortiz
Arcade Fire member Will Butler has provided the score to a new film about a man who impersonates US President Barack Obama.
Bronx Obama will mark Butler’s latest venture into the world of cinema, following his Oscar-nominated score to the Spike Jonze film Her. The documentary is directed by Ryan Murdock and follows the life of Louis Ortiz, a New York resident who has made a career of impersonating the US leader since 2008.
Bronx Obama is available for purchase right now via digital retailers like iTunes, Google Play and YouTube Movies. It will also air on US TV onon October 30. A trailer for the film can be seen below.
Earlier this year Will Butler played his first ever solo show at a gig in New York. The multi-instrumentalist played only original material at the show, where he was the support act for United Nations at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hotel in Washington, DC.