George Harrison Documentary Wins Emmy
The Creative Arts Emmy Awards were held over the weekend and George Harrison’s documentary went home a winner.
The George Harrison documentary George Harrison: Living in the Material World already has several awards to its name, and over the weekend, the Martin Scorsese project scored two more.
At the Creative Arts Emmy Awards held ahead of the Primetime Emmy Awards this past weekend, George Harrison: Living in the Material World was named Best Non-Fiction Special and Best Director for Non-Fiction Programming.
The documentary follows George from childhood, to his success with the Beatles and his success as a solo artist to his unfortunate passing in 2001. The film also takes a look at his philosophical side and his nonprofit works.
The film originally aired on HBO. George’s wife, Olivia helped out with the film, which highlights previously unreleased footage of George and interviews with those that were closest with him. Most notably, Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton and Tom Petty.
George Harrison: Living in the Material World is available on DVD.