BLESSED IS THE MATCH

documentary
Directed by Roberta Grossman
Music by Todd Boekelheide
Orchestrated and
Conducted by Alex Lu
Narrated by Joan Allen, Blessed Is the Match is the first documentary feature about Hannah Senesh, the World War II-era poet and diarist who became a paratrooper, resistance fighter and modern-day Joan of Arc.

Todd Boekelheide wrote a beautiful orchestral score, which I orchestrated and conducted. We recorded with the Slovak National Symphony Orchestra in Bratislava. Todd’s score was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award in 2010.