Paul Raci is an actor.
This week, it's Sound Opinions at the movies! Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk with actor and musician Paul Raci, who is nominated for an Oscar for his performance in the film Sound of Metal. They discuss the movie and the lack of representation for deaf people in the arts. Then, the hosts talk with the co-director of the movie Without Getting Killed or Caught, a documentary about folk and country singer-songwriter Guy Clark.Read the transcription of our interview with Paul Raci: Join our Facebook Group: a member on Patreon: a donation via PayPal: a Voice Memo: Featured Songs:Guy Clark, "L.A. Freeway," Old No. 1, RCA, 1975Black Sabbath, "Hand of Doom," Paranoid, Warner Bros., 1970Abraham Marauder, "Green (An Original Song from the Motion Picture "Sound of Metal") ," Green (An Original Song from the Motion Picture "Sound of Metal") (Single), Nonesuch, 2021Elise Trouw, Travis Barker and Paul Raci, "Enter Sandman," Enter Sandman (Single), self-released, 2020Guy Clark, "Anyhow, I Love You," Texas Cookin', SBCMG, 1976Guy Clark, "Desperados Waiting for a Train," Old No. 1, RCA, 1975The Highwaymen, "Desperados Waiting for a Train," Highwayman, Columbia Nashville, 1985Guy Clark, "Desperados Waiting for a Train," Keepers, Sugar Hill, 1997Dottsy, "I'll Be Your San Antone Rose," The Sweetest Thing, RCA, 1976The Rolling Stones, "Gimme Shelter," Let It Bleed, Decca, 1969
Jared Milrad, founder of Movikarma, sits down with Oscar nominee Paul Raci, who stars in SOUND OF METAL opposite Oscar nominee Riz Ahmed. Paul and Jared discuss his long career as an actor and entertainer, as well as inclusion and social impact in Hollywood.
Join us for an intimate conversation with this seasons' breakout star Paul Raci. Mr Raci is already garnering awards buzz for his role as Joe, a deaf Vietnam veteran and leader of a rehab for the deaf, in the critical acclaimed feature SOUND OF METAL. Mr Raci talks to us about how the role in many ways mirrors his own life, a Vietnam veteran and recovering addict himself. About his identity as a CODA, a Child of Deaf Adults. About growing up as a hearing child with two deaf parents and how he in many ways was a conduit for them in the hearing world. His Black Sabbath cover band where he performs entire concerts in ASL, American Sign Language. Working with actor Riz Ahmed and why director Darius Marder thought he was perfect for the role. Plus much more A full, written transcript of this interview (provided by is available @
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Apr 7th, 1948
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